Game of Thrones Walking Tour Dubrovnik Croatia

Minceta Tower –

For those who don’t already know, the US production company behind the Game of Thrones TV series “picked Dubrovnik – Pearl of the Adriatic – as the setting for the capital city of Westeros, King’s Landing”. it was an excellent choice for many reasons, and not only Dubrovnik’s stunning medieval beauty.

Fort Lovrijenac –
Dubrovnik Old Town –

I don’t know if writer George R. R. Martin visited Dubrovnik, but it’s a shame if he didn’t, since it’s undeniably the perfect setting for his novels. Filming of episodes also occurred in Canada, Ireland, Spain, Morocco, and Malta.


Ironically, Dubrovnik is a “capital city in its own right – of the now extinct Republic of Ragusa”.


Lokrum Island –
Medieval Walls of Dubrovnik –
Kolorina Bay – EyeEnjoyPhotography

Have to admit I’ve only seen a few episodes of Game of Thrones – certainly not all 7 seasons with Season 8 to begin in April 2019. As we walked, our guide showed us photos from the series most memorable Dubrovnik scene locations, including:

Unlike almost everyone else in the tour group, I didn’t clamor to have my photo taken where each well-know episode occurred. It was a clear, windy day, and I was freezing – needed an extra layer. The sea breeze went right through my bones! Every day spent in Dubrovnik I fall more in love with its exquisite natural beauty. I’ve met other tourists and locals and am enjoying quiet, non-rushed time here. Now think I must read A Song of Ice and Fire, Martin’s series of historical fiction novels…

Jesuits Stairs Old Town Dubrovnik – Oddviser
Gradac Park Dubrovnik –

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