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10 Locations You Have Seen in Your Favourite TV Shows Which You Must Visit in Real Life

     

How would it feel wandering in the courtyard of Dragonstone or living in the royal King's Landing or dine in the now famous Speedy's cafe on Bakers Street?

TV shows have become such a huge part of our lives in recent years as a fun way to fill up holiday weekend hours. Moreover, the locations used are even more mesmerizing. From Iceland to Colombia, the TV show producers are filming their shows at some of the most beautiful and exotic destinations in the world. Surely, most of you want to know where these places actually are. So, we have come up with information about the real life locations of the places where few of the most favourite shows were filmed.

1. Game Of Thrones

10 Locations You Have Seen in Your Favourite TV Shows Which You Must Visit in Real Life-1 King's Landing has always been an important location on the show and has featured in all the seasons of the Show and is the first location of GoT on our list. Shot in Dubrovnik, Croatia, this city has become a tourist favourite ever since GoT started using this picturesque location.

10 Locations You Have Seen in Your Favourite TV Shows Which You Must Visit in Real Life-2 Second GoT location on our list is Winterfell. The house of Stark has significantly changed fate from the Boltons back to its rightful owners and is now headed up by Sansa, which is one of the most satisfying plots on GoT for the viewers. Whereas, Winterfell real life’s name is Stangford Castle which is located in Ireland.

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10 Locations You Have Seen in Your Favourite TV Shows Which You Must Visit in Real Life-4 Third on the GoT location list is Dragonstone. Yes, the place where the mother of Dragons was born but had to elope in childhood in the fear of being murdered by the assassins. This beautiful location in real life is located in Downhill Strand in County Derry, Ireland. Whereas, the beach scenes are shot at Itzurun Beach in Zumaia, a small town in Northern Spain.

10 Locations You Have Seen in Your Favourite TV Shows Which You Must Visit in Real Life-5 The fourth location on the list is the birthplace of wrongly assumed bastard of Ned Stark. Yes, you guessed it right. We are talking about the Tower of Joy, where Lyanna Stark gave birth to Jon Snow. This beautiful castle in real life is located in Guadalajara, Spain and is known as the Castle of Zafra.

10 Locations You Have Seen in Your Favourite TV Shows Which You Must Visit in Real Life-6 The final and the most spectacular location on our list is beyond the wall. Yes, the home to white walkers for a long long time, is one of the most scenic locations used for filming scenes for the show. These ice covered land in real life exists in Vatnajokull, Iceland.

2. Sherlock

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221B Baker Street, Sherlock Holmes & Dr. Watson’s iconic apartment, is actually filmed (from the exterior) at 187 North Gower Street in London. As it can be seen in the show, the apartment is located absolutely above the now famous Speedy’s Cafe. Grab a meal or buy some souvenirs instead. If you’re lucky enough, maybe you can even spot Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman filming some scenes.

3. The Vampire Diaries

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10 Locations You Have Seen in Your Favourite TV Shows Which You Must Visit in Real Life-9 The fictional town of Mystic Falls in The Vampire Diaries, VA, is actually Covington, GA, located about 55 km from Atlanta. A 3-hour excursion in Covington as Mystic Falls Tours can give fans, an extensive peeks into sets around town -- such as the Lockwood Mansion, the Mystic Grill, the Town Square and the Gilbert House.

Adding spices to your TV series love, ‘the Mystic Grill’ is real and has the same name and the same look from outside.

You may not get a chance to drink bourbon with Salvatore Brothers there but drinking at Mystic Grill might find you, your vampire or witch.

4. Friends

10 Locations You Have Seen in Your Favourite TV Shows Which You Must Visit in Real Life-10 A huge apartment of Monica and Rachel in New York in reel life, is actually located in Greenwich Village, New York, in real life.

The building is located right above the Little Owl on the corner of Grove and Bedford St, where fans of the show can often be seen taking selfies.

However, the interior scenes were shot on a sound stage as Friends was filmed in front of a live audience in the 90s.

Visit to take a selfie of yours, and meal at the aforementioned restaurant, which serves up incredible, seasonal fare will be a great idea.

5. Breaking Bad

10 Locations You Have Seen in Your Favourite TV Shows Which You Must Visit in Real Life-11 White House, a place where the schoolteacher turned drug lord once lived is a real life home, located at 308 Negra Arroyo Lane in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Post TV series popularity, the house became so popular that the residents had to install round the clock surveillance.

You can stop by for a photo-op-but it is highly doubted to be granted access inside as judged by the visitors. But as requested by the producers too, don't throw pizzas or other items on the residential property.

6. American Horror Story

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How can someone forget the magnificent and horror-filled haunted mansion where it all started?

Famously known as the ‘Murder House’ in the show, the home played host to multiple evil ghosts who dined on the suffering of the ones who dared to move in the house.

You can have a look at this property located at 120 Westchester Place in Los Angeles.

It may be haunted in reel life but in real life, it is just like other normal houses with no supernatural activities. In reel life, it was cheap to buy the house but in real life, it costs around $3.5 million, last recorded in 2015. That’s a considerably large amount of money, isn’t it?

7. Oz

10 Locations You Have Seen in Your Favourite TV Shows Which You Must Visit in Real Life-13 Long before Orange Is The New Black blended humour and pain behind bars, Oz took a much darker look at prison life, set in the Oswald State Correctional Facility.

Bleak but brilliant, it gathered a group of characters from different walks of life and then subjected them to terrifying traumas on a weekly basis.

In real life, this prison is located in New York City. The prison is most likely named after New York Commissioner of Correctional Services Russell George Oswald, who was the head of New York's penal system at the time of the Attica Prison riot. A walk in and around the prison can make you live the scenes of Oz too.

8. Narcos

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10 Locations You Have Seen in Your Favourite TV Shows Which You Must Visit in Real Life-16 It all started when Netflix, an online streaming platform reminded us of the story of Pablo Escobar, a Colombian drug lord, showcasing his life to the world.

This TV show portrays the rise and fall of the notorious but very clever drug smuggler, and it actually enhanced the tourist numbers in Colombia to a whole new level again, since the civil wars started by Escobar in real life diminished it.

Medellin, where the series is filmed, has a number of spots that every fan-tourists should see during their trip. Parque de los Pies Descalzos (Barefoot Park), located in the city center, is a good place to walk barefoot. When done walking barefoot, visitors can explore the district where Escobar once run his "dirty work" and "Parque Bibloteca Espana," the art center.

9. The Bridge

10 Locations You Have Seen in Your Favourite TV Shows Which You Must Visit in Real Life-17 Managing to lure viewers from all over the world, “The Bridge”, a Danish-swiss co-production crime series became a huge hit, since its premiere in 2013. It was all over the TV industry and other countries showed similar interest which ultimately enhanced the success of the show.

Regardless of the cold and dark look scenes of the series, thousands of tourists get attracted to Copenhagen and Malmo. Remember the bridge where the series first took off? The bridge connecting Copenhagen and Malmo, is the longest bridge in Europe.

Tourists who are interested in traveling on the bridge can get the ultimate Scandinavian experience.

10. True Blood

10 Locations You Have Seen in Your Favourite TV Shows Which You Must Visit in Real Life-18 Sharing the fame with the main character Bill (Stephen Moyer), the Roseneath Plantation(Bill's house) is full of coincidences and similarities. Like in the TV show, the plantation which was used to shoot the exteriors of the vampire’s home is actually 150 years old in real life. Like in reel life, the plantation served as a hospital for the injured soldiers during the war and it did the same in real life too. This plantation is located at 5030 Highway 5 in Gloster, Louisiana. But as the owners objected any further filming, the producers chose to build an exact replica in Santa Monica, instead. Presently, the plantation is a home to around 150 castles and their owner.

You have a huge list of the locations of your favourite TV shows. Surely you are not going to miss out on these reel life locations in your real life whenever you are nearby any of the place mentioned above. Right? Of course, you won't. We know.
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