Since series one, the beautiful Old Town of Dubrovnik, in Croatia has been a star of the show and for very good reason. Perfectly positioned bordering the Adriatic Sea, the UNESCO World Heritage site of Dubrovnik Old Town, which was the main filming location for King’s Landing, is home to one of the world’s finest and most perfectly preserved medieval cities which has undergone very little change since it was originally built.
Take an active walking tour of Dubrovnik’s medieval ramparts and marvel at the massive stone walls, built between the 11th and 17th centuries, which once provided protection for this trading port town. Look out for the Pile and Ploče gate, as well as St. Dominika Street which also featured in the series.
For those who prefer a more leisurely pace, walk down the narrow streets and laneways, peruse markets and bazaars, sip coffee in the local cafes and admire the ancient architecture including the baroque style churches. For history buffs, don’t miss Rector’s Palace, a Gothic-Renaissance palace and one of Dubrovnik’s most impressive buildings, which today houses the Cultural History Museum.