How did Croatian cities have become the scenes of Game of Thrones?
Game of Thrones is a series fascinating in many ways, among other by locations where filmed, even 28 of them, such as Northern Ireland, Iceland, and Morrocco and so on!
Series of HBO its home found, among other countries, and in Croatia, Dubrovnik and surroundings take a special place of King’s Landing. In addition, Minceta is The House of Undying, Lovrijenac is The Reed Keep, Lokrum is Quarth… In short, Game of Thrones filming locations in Croatia will remain forever on the small screen and will be destinations for all lovers of Game of Thrones.
From Westeros, over King’s Landing, to Essos, the world Game of Thrones offers a full range of fascinating locations. But where they are in real life?
The story did not begin in our cultural, historical and tourist pearl, but in Maltese Mdina. Everything was fine, while locals are figured out that the team while filming damaged several extremely valuable and ancient archaeological sites. Malta was refused further work at the site of filming. After that, the filming was continued in Croatia, more precisely in Dubrovnik.
From the famous city walls and narrow streets, to the fort Lovrijenac and botanical garden Trsteno, almost everything is used for the purpose of better representation of the administrative and cultural center of the Seven Kingdoms.
But that’s not all! In addition to King’s Landing, Dubrovnik has introduced another big and powerful city, Quarth.
Dubac Quarry, Minceta tower, Rector’s Palace and the island Lokrum are perfectly illustrate the rich and famous merchant city, and there is somewhere tucked Trogir, with its beautiful monastery of St Dominic.
The fourth and fifth season of the epic series was filmed partly in Croatia, also. Along the Croatian coast, places with historical walls and medieval structure which served as scenes of struggle.
Game of Thrones is certainly one of the most popular series with millions of fans all over the world. The series was filmed in Croatia in locations of Sibenik, Split, Kastel’s near Split, Klis and Dubrovnik so viewers in the series can see the Old Walls and Old Town of Dubrovnik, Sibenik Cathedral, Diocletian’s Palace, Castle Kastilac or Klis Fortress near Split in scenes of duel or intrigue of court and wars.