17 Fictional Locations You Can Actually Visit
Have an out-of-this-world holiday.
1. Arandelle, Frozen
Nærøyfjord, Norway inspired the animation of Elsa's kingdom, Arandelle, in Disney's Frozen.
2. Hogwarts Great Hall, Harry Potter
The great hall of Christ Church in Oxford was the model for set designers of the Harry Potter franchise.
3. Mordor, The Lord of the Rings
Raw shots for the Lord of the Rings' Mordor were filmed at Tongariro National Park in New Zealand.
4. King's Landing, Game of Thrones
Scenes at King's Landing in HBO's Game of Thrones were originally filmed in Mdina, Malta. Shooting later relocated to Dubrovnik, Croatia, to allow for seaside shots.
6. The Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie the Pooh
Author A.A. Milne lived nearby East Sussex's Ashdown Forest, and the woodland inspired the Hundred Acre Wood of his classic Winnie the Pooh stories.
7. West Egg, The Great Gatsby
Jay Gatsby's luxurious home was located in West Egg on Long Island, and inspired by Oheka Castle in Huntington, New York.
8. A1A Car Wash, Breaking Bad
The Octopus Car Wash in Albuquerque, New Mexico doubles on screen as the A1A Car Wash, where Walter White worked and eventually bought in AMC's Breaking Bad.
The business was recently bought out by Mister Car Wash.
9. President Snow's House, The Hunger Games
The historic Swan House in Atlanta, Georgia played the role of President Snow's house in Catching Fire.
10. Pentos, Game of Thrones
Daenerys' wedding to Khal Drogo in the first season of HBO's Game of Thrones was filmed at the stunning Azure Window on the Maltese island of Gozo.
11. Tatooine, Star Wars
Luke Skywalker's home planet, Tatooine, was filmed in Matmata, in the Sahara Desert of Tunisia. A nearby region in Tunisia, Tatouine, gave the planet its name.
12. The Hogwarts Grounds, Harry Potter
Exterior shots near Hagrid's Hut in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban were filmed in Glencoe Village, Scotland.
13. The TARDIS, Dr Who
Dr Who's famous time machine has a replica just outside of Earl's Court Underground Station in London.
15. Los Pollos Hermanos, Breaking Bad
Gus Fring's chicken sandwich takeaway from Breaking Bad is actually Twister's Burgers and Burritos in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
16. Winterfell, Game of Thrones
Castle Ward in County Down, Nothern Ireland doubles as Game of Thrones' Winterfell.
17. The Shire, The Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit
The set of the Shire from The Lord of the Rings remains intact in the hillside of Matamata, New Zealand. Nearby is the Green Dragon, where the hobbits met Aragorn in The Fellowship of the Ring.