See Top Bird's Eye Views of GoT Filming Locations

King's Landing
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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.

Diocletian's Palace
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Split & Zadar | Croatia | 4K Drone Video

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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.

Multiple Season 7 Locations in Spain
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Andalusia in 4K!

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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.

HIghgarden
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Walls of History II: Castillo de Almodóvar del Río

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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.

Home of the Dathraki Horsemen
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Almería Tierra de Dragones

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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 and more recently in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989).  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. 

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

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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.  

Arrowhead Mountain
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Iceland in winter Part I (4K)

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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. 

King's Landing (Season 1)
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The Malta Experience

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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.   

Yunkai and Astopor
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Winds From Morocco

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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. 

Eastwatch-by-the-Sea
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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.  

Bloody Gate
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Road Trip in Southeast Iceland

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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).  

Casterly Rock
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Trujillo, España

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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.  

Pilot Episode Wedding
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Malta's Azure Window: Last Flight?

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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.  

City of Mereen
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Klis Fortress in Croatia

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Near the town of Split lies the medieval Klis Fortress, which was built in ancient times and later became the seat of many kings of Croatia.  Perched over Split, the view of this fortification is spectacular, as you will see from this amazing drone video by contributor Justin Poore which he made using his DJI Mavic Pro drone.  The fortress was one of many sites in Croatia to chosen as filming locations for HBO's Game of Thrones; it appears as the City of Meereen in Slaver's Bay in Season 4. 

Dragonstone
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San Juan de Gaztegulatxe y Zumaia

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In this video, you'll get a drone's eye view of a stretch of coastline in Spain's Basque Country that fans of HBO's Game of Thrones series will recognize from the show's seventh season.  The first part of the video features Gaztelugatxe, a tiny islet on the Bay of Biscay whose staircase leading to the hermitage atop the island was used as the staircase for the fictional Dragonstone Castle.  The remainder of the video was shot the beaches around nearby Zumaia; these appeared as Dragonstone's beach in the show.

Stormlands
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Exploring Cushendun Caves - Game of Thrones Filming Location

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The fascinating Cushendun Caves of County Antrim in Nothern Ireland were formed over 400 million years and not only offer unique photo ops and beautiful hiking, but have also claimed a bit of attention due to their serving as the 'Stormlands' in Season 2 of HBO's Game of Thrones.  The priestess Melisandre is escorted here by Davos Seaworth (at the behest of Stannis Baratheon), only to give birth shortly thereafter to a ominous shadow figure.

Burning of the Seven
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Mussenden Temple!

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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.  

Minceta Tower et. al.
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Golden Light of Dubrovnik - Croatia | Aerial DJI Drone cinematic Short Film

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Drone pilot Swisslapse returned to the historic, fortified city of Dubrovnik, Croatia, armed with a DJI Phantom Pro and a plan to catch the city in it's best light.  In doing so, she captured sights Game of Thrones fans will recognize from Seasons 2, 3, and 5.  Watch closely for Minceta Tower, where Daenerys looked for her dragons, Fort Lovrijenac, which stood as the Red Keep, and Pile Harbour, which was the setting for both Blackwater Bay and the shores of Kings Landing.

Lordsport et. al.
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Northern Ireland

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When tourists in Northern Ireland venture outside of Belfast, they often end up traveling along the Causeway Coast in County Antrim.  Along the way, they’ll find attractions such as the Rope Bridge and the Giant’s Causeway, as well as a few of the filming locations for the HBO series Game of Thrones such as Dunluce Castle (Harrenhal), Ballintoy (the port of Pyke), the Cushendun Caves, (Stormlands), Downhill Strand (Dragonstone), and the Dark Hedges (King’s Road).  Several of these landmarks are shown in this video.

Port of Pyke
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Northern Ireland

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Many endeared spots in Northern Ireland have provided perfect filming locations for Game of Thrones, such as the The Dark Hedges in County Antrim (which served as the King's Road, used by Arya Stark to escape the city in Season 1), and Ballintoy Harbour in County Antrim (which stood in as Port of Pyke in Season 2, when Theon Greyjoy returned to the Iron Islands).  These are some of the amazing sights captured by drone pilot Foto-events in his video recapping a trip to Northern Ireland.

The Red Keep
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Spirit Of Malta

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Valetta is Malta's capital city, lying on the eastern coast of the main island in the Mediterranean.  In this video, contributor Eminorcks gives us a bird's eye view of this beautiful 16th century city and the surrounding shoreline.  Fort Ricasoli, which you'll see in the video, was the shooting location for the Red Keep in Season 1 of HBO's Game of Thrones series.  It was easrlier used as a shooting location in the 2004 blockbuster movie "Troy" starring Brad Pitt, much of which was shot in Malta.

Qarth
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Backpacking the Balkans: Part 1 📍Croatia 🇭🇷 📍Bosnia 🇧🇦 Full Video youtube link: https://youtu.be/BOPrjqyWZ_s

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The Adriatic Coast continues to be a popular tourism destination, especially with the backpacking type who enjoy moving from spot to spot to enjoy a multifacted vacation. AirVuz contributor Mercurybackpackers shared their journey through Bosnia and Croatia, where they enjoyed time within the walls of Dubrovnik, which served as King's Landing throughout Seasons 2-8 of the popular Game of Thrones, as well as on Lokrum Island. This charming island, off the shore of Dubronik, served as Qarth in Season 2.

Riverlands of Westeros
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Day Trip to Krka National Park in Croatia

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Croatia's Krka National Park lies just inland from the central part of its Adriatic Sea coastline, near the town of Sibenik.  It was designated a national park while still part of Yugoslavia, as a means to protect the Krka River.  One of eight national parks in Croatia, Krka was used to capture background landscape scenes of Westeros in Season 4 of HBO's Game of Thrones series, much of which was shot in Dubrovnik and other spots in Croatia.

Forests of the North
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The Mourne Mountains

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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.

Dathraki Camps
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Above Spain: Bardenas Desert to Anisclo Canyon

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Featured in Season 6 of the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones," the lunar landscape of Bardenas Reales Natural Park's in Spain's Navarre region was a perfect filming location for the Dothraki's home.  James Bond fans will also recognize the area: it was the site of the "nuclear bunker" in The World is Not Enough (1999), the 21st movie in the series.  Check it out for yourself in this aerial film by Heilongbaixin, which also features footage of the Anisco Canyon in Huesca, which is part of the Aragon region.  

Dragonstone Beach
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Downhill Sunset - Benone

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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”.

Land Beyond the Wall
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The Ice Cave - Drone Flying Inside an Ice Cave in Iceland

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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 was a Winner for the Game of Drones category in the AirVuz Drone Video Awards.

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