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  • Meredith Peters

Exploring Game of Thrones Filming Locations in Dubrovnik, Croatia

The Game of Thrones series has captivated millions of people around the world, and the picturesque city of Dubrovnik, Croatia, serves as the backdrop for many iconic scenes. Immerse yourself in the rich culture of this lovely city by visiting these top Five attractions, which have become must-see spots for avid fans.



The Jesuit Stairs
The Jesuit Stairs

The Jesuit Stairs

These famous Baroque stairs appeared in Season Five of the series during the infamous 'Walk of Shame' scene. Stretching from Gundulic Square to St. Ignatius Church, these stairs showcase stunning Spanish architecture. As you climb to the top, you'll be rewarded with a charming view of the city that will leave you in awe.



Fort Lovrijenac
Fort Lovrijenac

Fort Lovrijenac

Also known as St. Lawrence Fortress, Fort Lovrijenac is situated on the western walls of the Old Town in Dubrovnik. The fortress serves as a theater and was used as the backdrop for the halls of the 'Red Keep' in the series. Explore the interior of the fort to immerse yourself in its ancient history and enjoy the breathtaking exterior, which represents Blackwater Bay.



City Walls

The magnificent City Walls of Dubrovnik played a crucial role in the decision to film in this enchanting city. These Medieval-style walls have been featured in countless scenes, including those set near the Narrow Sea and private walks taken by characters. Take a guided tour of the walls for a small fee, and you'll have the opportunity to see the Lovrijenac Fortress and capture stunning views of the Adriatic Sea.


City Walls of Dubrovnik
City Walls of Dubrovnik


Tresteno Arboretum
Tresteno Arboretum

Tresteno Arboretum

This site is a major filming location, known as the Kings Landing and Red Keep's Garden on the show. It's located 10 miles from Dubrovnik. The park is stunning and encapsulates the privacy that's represented in the series. It's one of the oldest arboretums in the world, and the hedges combined with the floral selections are immaculate.




Island of Lokrum
Island of Lokrum

Island of Lokrum

This island is located 600 meters from the city and is home to the famous 'Iron Throne.' The throne is housed in the Visitors Center and is free for spectators. You are welcome to pose and snap a few pics sitting on the throne if you'd like. Other Game of Thrones points of interest in Lokrum include the botanical gardens (located off the coast) featured in the city of Quarth as well as the monastery.



The essence of the show is everywhere in Dubrovnik. As you walk the streets, you will surely recognize details and signature scenes from the series.


Are you ready to embark on a Game of Thrones-inspired adventure in Croatia?

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