Game of Thrones Walking Tour Dubrovnik Croatia

Minceta Tower – kingslandingdubrovnik.com

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, not only Dubrovnik’s stunning medieval beauty.

Fort Lovrijenac – kingslandingdubrovnik.com

Dubrovnik Old Town – kingslandingdubrovnik.com

I don’t know if writer George R. R. Martin ever 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 Ireland, Spain, and Malta.

Kolorina Bay – eyeenjoy

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

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Lokrum Island – kingslandingdubrovnik.com

Medieval Walls of Dubrovnik – kingslandingdubrovnik.com

Kolorina Bay – eyeenjoy

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

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. Croatians are welcoming and friendly. Now think I must read A Song of Ice and Fire Martin’s series of historical fiction novels – maybe

Jesuits Staircase Old Town Dubrovnik – Oddviser

Gradac Park Dubrovnik