HBO’s famous series Game of Thrones GoT has created its charm all over the world and the destinations where the shooting has been done is attracting tourist in large numbers.
From picturesque locations around Europe, including Ireland, Croatia, Iceland, Spain, and Malta, GoT series is not all about deaths and bloodshed.
While GoT inspired tours are on everyone’s wish-list, we have curated here, some of the most gorgeous garden showcased in the show, where Got fans can go for long relaxing walks while recalling and discussing the Red keep or Illiyrio Mopatis mansion!
Alcazar of Seville is a royal palace in Spain, recognized by UNESCO world heritage is the oldest royal palace in Europe, which is still in use.
It is considered to be as the best example of Moorish style architecture. One can visit here to explore the marvel of Renaissance architecture, which can be seen everywhere from ceilings to the floor.
The beautiful garden in front of the palace, with the scent of orange and roses trees, ornate with exquisite fountains was a retreat of Prince Doran, of House Martell, in the city of Dorne, the southernmost portion of Westeros.
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Poised on a peaceful hilltop, Villa Scheherazade, Dubrovnik is also known as the Taj Mahal of the Mediterranean as it is the only building there built in eastern style.
Functioning as a luxury retreat now and then, the villa is blessed with beautiful facades and sun-kissed beauty. This palace is an epitome of grandeur and luxury.
GoT fans can make out this location, where Varys and Tyrion Lannister converse on the balcony of the villa, with all green gardens surrounded by it. So don’t forget to make a visit and get yourself clicked.
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Thingvellir National Park in Iceland is one of the most popular destinations amongst the travelers, especially along the Golden circle root.
Enriched with an abundance of history this has been a National Park in Iceland since 1930, just 40 km away from Reykjavik it is where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet.
In GoT, Thingvellir can be seen as a path leading to the Eyrie and again as the location of Arya and Sandor Clegane’s journey. Also, in most of the season 3, Sansa Stark and the hound are seen traveling by the river.
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St. Dominic's Monastery in Malta has lot of religious and historical importance, though not that popularly known amongst tourist. The monastery houses the miraculous statue of the Holy Virgin, which attracts a lot many pilgrims from around the world.
The grandeur architecture and lush green garden with fountains in the front add to its royal beauty.
It is where the famous GoT scene was shot when Cersei confronts Eddard Stark, marking the fall of his grace, giving all of us goosebumps.
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Located 18 km outside Dubrovnik, Trsteno Arboretum is one of the exotic and serene gardens dated back from 14th century, in the backdrop of Adriatic sea. The garden houses ieties of shrubs and trees such as banana trees, cactus and many more.
We can also see the relevance of Gothic architecture in the garden, the exquisite fountains, and sculptures, around 500 years old are adorned with beautiful faune.
Also, known as Gardens at King’s Landing, this is the place where we often see Sansa, Tyrion Lannister and Lady Olenna, Lady Margaery Turell strolling in the serene environment.
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