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19 Movie Landscapes You Can Totally Visit

Get your bags packed. It's going to be a wild ride.

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2. Shawshank Prison from The Shawshank Redemption

Shawshank Prison isn't real, but the Ohio State Reformatory is. Not only was this site used for Shawshank, but it is now also out of use and haunted! You can take either Shawshank or ghost tours.


6. The mental institution from 12 Monkeys

Although set in Baltimore, the mental hospital from 12 Monkeys was actually Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. Now a museum, it is apparently haunted and offers ghost tours through the fall.

7. Klendathu from Starship Troopers

Klendathu, the bug home world, was beautifully out of this world. If you have any desire to reenact Starship Troopers, you can always visit the shooting location at Hell's Half Acre in the Wyoming Badlands.


8. The Devil's Tower from Close Encounters of the Third Kind

The Devil's Tower is another amazingly out of this world landmark located in Wyoming. It gained particular fame for its use as an alien landing site in Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

10. Yavin 4 from Star Wars: A New Hope

Anyone looking to get a real life Star Wars fill can check out Tikal National Park in Guatemala. It has the dual honor of being a Mayan UNESCO site and being the location of Yavin 4.

12. Deckard's Apartment from Blade Runner

Blade Runner broke ground by presenting the future as a dark and dystopian place. But Deckard's apartment is actually the Ennis House, a mansion built by Frank Lloyd Wright in Los Angeles that's up for sale.


14. The island from Jurassic Park

Now you can finally visit Jurassic Park!... Kind of. Although the sets are gone, who doesn't want an excuse to go to Kauai, Hawaii? Also, there are Jurassic Park-themed helicopter tours.

15. Dead City from Skyfall

Dead City, the hideout of Silva, from Skyfall is actually the completely visitable Japanese ghost city of Hashima Island. Although scenes actually taking place on the island were shot in a studio, the views of the island were completely real.

16. The scenes of Rome from Gladiator

Amazingly, the shots of Rome from Gladiator were never filmed in Rome, but instead in the ruins of Fort Ricasoli, Malta. Extensive CGI was then used to make the ruins seem like ancient Rome. Of course, you could also see the actual ruins at Rome.

18. The summer palace from Anna and the King

A replica summer palace was built in Langkawi, Malaysia, for the film Anna and the King. Sadly it was affected by the 2004 tsunami, and now sits mostly dilapidated. Still, you can visit!

19. The apartment building from Rosemary's Baby

Rosemary's Baby is widely considered a horror film classic. The haunting apartment block was actually The Dakota in New York City.