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Game of Thrones Route in Andalusia and The House of the Dragon

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Much of the success of the series was in part due to its incredible and distinctive scenery, so much so that tourist visits have increased in Northern Ireland, Croatia, Malta, Iceland, Morocco, but it has also been notable for the scenarios Game of Thrones Spain.

Do you know all the locations in the provinces where the main characters of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros walked?

From Visitanddo.com we are going to tell you today Game of Thrones sets in AndalusiaThe incorporation of the The setting of La Casa del Dragón in Andalusiaso that you can create your own your own Game of Thrones route in Andalusia.

Game of Thrones route in Seville

The fact that Seville has a special colour is not in vain, the producers of HBO for the filming of Game of Thrones was to choose nothing more and nothing less than 4 locations in the province of Seville where they were developed. some of the most epic scenes from the popular A Song of Ice and Fire literary saga series. by George R.R. Martin.

Reales Alcázares

Game of Thrones Route in Andalusia, the Alcazar Gardens in Seville
Gardens of the Alcázar of Seville

The Royal Alcazar of Seville It is one of the most representative monumental ensembles of the city of Seville, being part of the list of World Heritage monuments by UNESCO in 1987.

During the filming of the fifth season of Game of Thrones, this palace became the home of House Martell in Done, with most of the filming taking place at the Mudejar Palace to set the scene in the Water Gardens. The Ambassadors' Hall is one of the most memorable scenes in Jaime Lannister's meeting with Doran Martell.

The Alcazar Gardens The scene at Mercury Pond, where Ellaria Arena converses with Doran Martell as they watch disapprovingly as Myrcella Lannister walks her love with Trystane Martell in the Garden of the Dance, was also a great setting for the scene.

Baths of Doña María de Padilla
Baths of Doña María de Padilla

Another of the most beautiful rooms in the palace are thehe Baths of Doña María de PadillaThe gallery with a central pool covered by crossed vaults, where the scene of Ellaria Arena with the rebellion of her daughters the Sand Snakes took place.

Royal Shipyards

Royal Shipyards in Seville
Digitisation of the Red Fortress - Royal Shipyards in Seville - HBO Scene

The Royal Shipyards of Seville were turned into the crypts where the skeletons of the dead dragons of the Red Keep were kept.

One of the most memorable scenes for Game of Thrones fans is that these Royal dockyards were the scene in season 8 of the tragic end of siblings and lovers, Jaime and Cersei Lannister.

Ruins of Italica

Amphitheatre of the ruins of Italica in Seville
Amphitheatre of the ruins of Italica in Seville

In the town of Santiponce, very close to the Andalusian capital, you find the Romanesque ruins of the ancient city of Italica.

Thanks to its amphitheatre which brought together Jon Snow, Jaime Lannister, Qyburn, Tyrion and Cersei for their encounter with Daenerys Targaryen appearing on the back of her dragon Drogon. Itálica was one of the historical monuments in Seville that set the scene for Dragon Well, where the aforementioned characters held a negotiation to create an alliance to face the White Walkers and the Night King.

Moreover, in the last episode of the Game of Thrones saga, Italica is the place where the members of the Seven Kingdoms gather to raise Bran to the throne.

Osuna Bullring

Osuna Bullring
HBO scene from Game of Thrones in the bullring of Osuna

One of the most expensive scenes to shoot in the series Game of Thrones was the one shot in the Osuna Bullringwhere it was transformed into the battlefield of Meeren's Daznak Pit and it was at this location that Daenerys first flies on her dragon.

Such has been the impact on tourism in Seville that then the museum of Osuna there is a room dedicated to Game of Thrones, called 'Ice and Fire'.. Here you can find pictures, costumes, photographs and more elements of the series.

Game of Thrones route in Cordoba

The city of Cordobaknown as the city of the three cultures presided over by the Mosque was chosen as the setting for the filming of the Game of Thrones series, and not surprisingly, among the 10 essential things to visit and see in Cordoba are sequences taken in some of the province's most famous locations.

Roman Bridge

Roman Bridge of Cordoba
roman bridge of cordoba

The Roman Bridge The long bridge of Volantis with the crossing of the Rhoyne River, as well as for Cordoba, in Game of Thrones also served to announce the entrance to the city of Tyrion Lannister or Yara and Theon visiting Volantis to meet with Daenerys.

Castle of Almodóvar del Río

Castle of Almodóvar del Río
Highgarden in Castillo de Almodóvar del Río

In the town of Almodóvar del Río this castle of Muslim origin was the one that gave rise to AltojardínThe fortress of House Tyrell, where one of the most mythical deaths of one of the characters in the saga took place, specifically that of Oleanna Tyrell, who was poisoned with a glass of wine. After ingesting it, Tyrell confesses to Jaime Lannister that she was the one who poisoned Joffrey at the Purple Wedding.

Game of Thrones route in Almería

In the east of Andalusia we find the province of Almeriawhich, in addition to having the beautiful natural surroundings of Cabo de Gatahas been a key player in some of Game of Thrones' bloodiest battles.

Mesa Roldán Tower

Mesa Roldan Tower in Cabo de Gata
Mesa Roldan Tower in Cabo de Gata

In the Cabo de Gata area we find the tower of Mesa Roldánwhich Drogon used to perch on, thus serving to represent the battle of Mereen where the plaster quarries of Sorbas also appeared, serving as the gateway to Mereen where the scene where Daenerys burned the Sons of the Harpy was digitally made.

The Alcazaba of Almeria

The Alcazaba of Almeria
HBO scene of the Martell Palace in the Alcazaba of Almeria

The Alcazaba of Almeriawhich has been a National Historic Monument since 1931, was used to represent the Water Gardens of Dorne as well as the Royal Alcazar of Seville. Just for the scene in which Ellaria Arena assassinates Doran Martell.

We also know that this location has been shared as a filming location for some of the plots of the new series La Casa del Dragón.

Route of La Casa del Dragón in Granada

The series The House of the Dragon takes us back in time to the history of Game of Thrones and the history of the Targaryen dynasty, the house that ruled the seven kingdoms 300 years before Game of Thrones, and the focus of the plot development. Granada has been one of the chosen locations for the filming of this prequel.

Calahorra Castle

La Calahorra Castle in Guadix
La Calahorra Castle in Guadix

One of the confirmed locations for the filming of the Dragon House in Andalusia is the Calahorra Castle in Guadix, Granada. We guess that there will be no shortage of dragons 'flying over' the skies of this peculiar castle, which was declared an Asset of Cultural Interest in 1922 and which you will be able to see in the saga of The House of the Dragon after its filming.

One more excuse to visit the city of Granada and to discover incredible legends of the Alhambra of Granada.

For the most fanatical fans, as of today all stages of Game of Thrones in Andalusia can be visitedDon't miss the opportunity to stroll through these charming places, transporting you to the scenes of the saga.

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