See Top Bird's Eye Views of GoT Filming Locations

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Dubrovnik - King's Landing

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Avid traveler and contributor iDrone Aerials, gives us a cinematic HD view of the magnificent Croatian seaport city of Dubrovnik on the Adriatic Sea.  This well preserved 11th century city has been made famous recently because after it was chosen as the filming location for HBO's hit show "Game of Thrones": Dubrovnik is the fictional King's Landing capital city of Westeros. This video is a Finalist in the Game of Drones category for the second annual Drone Video Awards.

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Split & Zadar | Croatia | 4K Drone Video


Zadar and Split both lie on the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia, on the Adriatic Sea.  Both feature stunning beaches, Roman and Venetian ruins, and architecture spanning centuries.  The allure of Split led to it being chosen as the site of the fictional Diocletian's Palace in the HBO series Game of Thrones.  Top contributor Hamza Mujtaba was nominated for the 2017 AirVuz Drone Video Awards in the Cities category for this amazing aerial video featuring these two beautiful cities.

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Dubrovnik in Cinematic High Definition


Contributor Justin Poore created this stunning aerial tour of Dubrovnik, the ancient Croatian city located at the southernmost tip of the country on the Dalmatian Coast.  This city, with its spectacular views overlooking the Adriatic Sea, is a UNESCO World Heritage site.  Famously, it is a major filming location for HBO's Game of Thrones series, serving as the King's Landing location among other "roles".  Dubrovnik is now one of the top destinations anywhere in the Mediterranean.  

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Andalusia in 4K!


Andalusia is a historical and official region of Spain, its  southernmost.  Andalusia was the center of Muslim (Berber) rule in Spain, which began in the 8th century and didn't fully end until the end of the 15th.  Contributor Hamza_Mujtaba created this epic aerial tour of the region with a drone, which includes aerial footage of Malaga, Almogia, Granada and Cordoba.  Andalusia has been used extensively as a filming location for HBO's Game of Thrones, notably in Seville and Cordoba.

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Walls of History II


If you have seen HBO's Game of Thrones, you've seen the Castillo de Almodóvar del Río, the castle in southern Spain which was the shooting location for part of the show's seventh season.  The 8th century Moorish (Muslim) castle is situated in the province of Cordoba, part of Spain's semi-autonomous Andalusia region.  In this video, contributor Eminorcks gives us an epic bird's eye view of this castle, which was an important center of rule during Spain's period under Islam.

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Juego de tronos / Castillo Almodovar del Rio


Spain's southern region of Andalusia is a kind of heaven for castle enthusiasts.  As the center for Muslim power during the reign of Islam over most of what is now Spain, castles were critical tools in the maintenance of rule.  PJFDrone created this aerial video of one of the most spectacular of these castles: the Castillo de Almodóvar del Río in the Cordoba province.  This castle "played the role" of Highgarden in Season 7 of Game of Thrones, HBO's blockbuster TV series.

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Spain's wealthiest region, the semi-autonomous region of Catalonia, is home to some of Spain's greatest cultural treasures and some of its most breathtaking natural scenery.  Oliver Astrologo created this stunning four minute visual tour of Catalonia, including footage of Barcelona as well as lesser known spots such as Girona, which was featured extensively in Season 6 of HBO's Game of Thrones TV series.  This video was a finalist for the AirVuz Drone Video of the Week Contest.

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Almería Tierra de Dragones


Almeria is one of the provinces of Spain's Andalusia region in the southern part of the country.  Its inland territory is extremely dry and mountainous, which has made it an attractive filming location, beginning with the 1966 classic The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly starring Client Eastwood.  Contributor Sartanafc created this epic drone video of the region, which was also the home of the Dathraki horsemen in Seasons 5 and 6 of HBO's Game of Thrones TV series. 

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Dunluce Castle, N. Ireland (Harrenhal in Game of Thrones)


AdventurousDrone created this beautiful drone video of Dunluce Castle, at the northern tip of Northern Ireland in County Antrim.  The now-ruined castle was built in the 13th century and has been the subject of many cultural references. Most recently, it stood in as Harrenhal, the largest castle in Westeros in the HBO Game of Thrones series. The castle has a storied history, having changed hands several times between various baronies.  

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The Mourne Mountains


The Mourne Mountains sit in County Down in Northern Ireland. They include Slieve Donard, the highest mountain in Ulster.  Contributor Imagine Light used a DJI Mavic Air and a DJI Inspire 2 drone to create this amazing bird's eye view of these magnificent peaks.  The Mournes feature as a filming location for HBO's Game of Thrones series, including two episodes of season one and another in season three. This video is a nominee in the second annual Drone Video Awards for the GoT category.

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The Ice Cave - Drone Flying Inside an Ice Cave in Iceland


Vatnajökull is the largest glacier in Iceland and one of the largest in Europe.  Within its massive area of 8.1k square km (3k square mi) lie many caves resulting from melting patterns within the icecap.  Contributor Snorrithor flew his DJI Phantom 3 drone into one of these caves, creating a one of a kind "aerial" of this gigantic cavern.  The glacier is the land "Beyond the Wall" in Westeros in HBO's Game of Thrones; the video is a Finalist in the Game of Drones category in the AirVuz Drone Video Awards.

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The breath of Iceland. From Vík to vestrahorn.

Breath of Iceland

In this video, Breath of Iceland brings us around the southeastern turn of Iceland, starting at Vik and and ending at Vestrahorn Mountain.  Much of the journey is around the Vatnajökull National Park, which covers roughly half the journey.  The home of the massive glacier by the same name, which is the largest glacier in Europe.  The glacier is the land "beyond the wall" inhabited by Wildlings in Seasons 6-7 of HBO's Game of Thrones.

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Iceland in winter Part I (4K)


ClearSky created this epic drone video of southern Iceland in the dead of winter.  The video features footage of some of the most popular sights of southern Iceland, including the mighty Skogafoss Waterfall and the Jökulsárlón glacial lake.  The highlight may be the footage of the Kirkjufell Mountain on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland; this mountain appears as "Arrowhead Mountain" in Seasons 6-7 of HBO's Game of Thrones. 

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We took our drone out beyond the Wall (Game of Thrones)

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Volare Video created this epic drone video of the Sólheimajökull glacier in southern Iceland.  The glacier is situated between two volcanoes and it's part of a larger structure called the Mýrdalsjökull ice cap.  The Mýrdalsjökull glacier was a primary filming location for HBO's blockbuster TV series Game of Thrones, as the landscape provided the authentic snow and vertical relief they were seeking starting in Season 2.  It stood in as the 'Fist of the First Men' and is where Jon Snow's raiding party first ventured "beyond the wall." 

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The island nation of Malta lies close to the center of the Mediterranean Sea, between Sicily and the African coast.  Contributor Oliverastrologo created this stunning aerial tour of this beautiful spot, which includes epic shots of the harbor at Valletta, the ancient walled city of Mdina, and at the :40 mark the Azure Window rock formation (which subsequently collapsed); all were used extensively as filming locations in Season 1 of HBO's Game of Thrones. 

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Uncle Damn

Top contributor Uncle Dam had occasion to visit the Mediterranean island nation of Malta at the height of the spring season.  While there, he was able to create this spectacular aerial tour of the main island as well as the the surrounding islands Gozo and Comino.  Malta was the filming location for much of Season 1 of Game of Thrones; the initial King's Landing location was the ancient walled city of Mdina in the center of the main island, which you'll see at the :50 mark.   

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Winds From Morocco


Morocco, in northwestern Africa, offers a unique blend of Arab, Spanish, and French cultures.  A fascinating place, it's been used as a filming location for numerous Game of Thrones episodes - Yunkai and Astopor among others are actually Moroccan towns.  Contributor Bernardo Bacalau used a DJI Phantom 3 drone to create this unforgettable aerial survey of the country.  This video was chosen as a finalist for the AirVuz 2017 Drone Video Awards in the Countries category. 

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Hverir, Iceland

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Drone pilot FUNF created this epic aerial video of the mud pits of Hverir, in northern Iceland.  The pits are located just of Lake Myvatn in one of the country's most geologically active areas.  The spectacular nature of Hverir caught the eye of the producers of HBO's hit series Game of Thrones.  It was here where a scene in the premiere episode of Season 3 was filmed: the "blizzard" through which Samwell Tarly wandered was, in reality, the steam created in these spectacular mud pits. 

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Downhill Sunset - Benone


Imaginelight brings us this phenomenal drone video from a beach in Northern Ireland which appeared in HBO's Game of Thrones.  Benone Beach (sometimes called Downhill Beach) is an 11 km (7 mi) stretch of beach at the very northern tip of Ulster, in County Londonderry.  This was one of the locations which Game of Thrones used for filming Seasons 2 and 7.  It was here where Red Witch Melisandre declared "for the night is dark and full of terrors”.

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The breath of Iceland.....The black beach Reynisfjara and Dyrholaey...

Breath of Iceland

Breath of Iceland created this stunning aerial view of one of Iceland's famous "black sand beaches."  Reynisfjara is located near the town of Vik, near the south end of the island.  Dyrhólaey (once known as Cape Portland) is a small peninsula jutting into the North Atlantic.  This was the filming location for the fictional spot Eastwatch-by-the-Sea, where Jon Snow lands with Jorah Mormond, and Gendry in Episode 5 of Season 7 of HBO's Game of Thrones.  

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Road Trip in Southeast Iceland


Top contributor Anthony Tori used a drone to create this aerial tour of some popular spots in southern Iceland.  The video includes footage of Fjaðrargljufur canyon, Gljúfrabúi waterfall, Glacier Lagoon, the downed DC-3 at Sólheimasandur beach, and more.  Note that at about the :50 mark and again at around 1:30, you'll see the Öxarárfoss waterfall in the Þingvellir National Park; a path leading to this falls was the Bloody Gate in HBO's Game of Thrones (S04E08).  

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This aerial video by BubaSmith has some of the most epic drone footage of Iceland you'll ever see.  The most dramatic footage is of northern Iceland in the first 60 seconds.  This part of Iceland was featured extensively in Season 3 of HBO's Game of Thrones; GOT fans may recognize the scenery around Hverir and Dimmuborgir from the episodes "Valar Dohaeris" (S03E01) and "Kissed by Fire" (S03E05), respectively.

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Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, Iceland


Contributor and drone pilot elnaz555 traveled from her native Ontario (Canada) to Iceland to make this amazing drone video of the Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon in southeastern Iceland.  It's right at the edge of the Vatnajökull National Park, at the head of the  Breiðamerkurjökull glacier.  The lagoon has been the filming locations for many feature movies (including View to a Kill and Batman Begins) and got some additional minor exposure in HBO's Game of Thrones series.  

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Trujillo, España


Trujillo is a small town in the province of Caceres, Spain, part of the Extremadura autonomous community in the west-central part of the country.  The city was home to some of the most famous conquistadoras who conquered much of the world on Spain's behalf.  The castle atop the hill overlooking the town was a shooting location in Season 7 of HBO's Game of Thrones; it was cast as Casterly Rock.  In this video, EBMDrone gives us an aerial view of this gorgeous medieval Spanish town.  

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Perhaps Last Flight into the Azure Window. Malta Gozo Comino


Contributor oben360 was one of the last drone pilots to fly through the now-mythical Azure Window, a rock formation off the coast of the island of Gozo, the second island of Malta.  The window collapsed in 2017, disappearing forever.  Prior to its collapse, it was burned into the world's cultural conciousness by appearing in HBO's Game of Thrones series.  The arch was where Daenerys married Khal Drogo in the pilot episode of the series.  

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Mussenden Temple!


Built in the last part of the 18th century, Mussenden Castle is a distinctive circular building sitting on a cliff in Northern Ireland.  It sits in County Londonderry, the northernmost of the six counties of Ulster which are part of the UK as Northern Ireland.  Mussenden overlooks Downhill Strand (Beach), which was visited by the characters Stannis Baratheon and Melisandre in HBO's Game of Thrones series.  Contributor Pato Williams used a drone to create an aerial tour of this magnificent building.  

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Vincent Fournial

Contributor Vincent Fournial brings us this beautiful drone video of Zumaia, a small beach town in the Basque Country of northwestern Spain.  The town is located on the Bay of Biscay, between San Sebastian to its east and the Basque capital Bilbao to its west.  The stunning rock formations seen in the video are of great interest to geologists; they form part of the longest continuous rock strata anywhere in the world!  They also were used for filming Game of Thrones scenes in Season 7.