11 real life places "Game of Thrones" uses to create Westeros.
Magheramorne Quarry - This old limestone quarry is used for Castle Black and The Wall. George R.R. Martin described the area as "cold," "damp," and "miserable".
The Dark Hedges - This tree tunnel planted in the 18th century is used for the King's Road.
Downhill Strand and Mussenden Temple - This coastal area and 120-ft cliff is transformed into Dragonstone.
Castle Ward - Winterfell was created in this 820 acre castle in County Down.
Ballintoy Harbour - This area was used as Pyke, one of the Iron Islands of House Greyjoy.
Grjotagja Cave - Here's where Jon Snow broke his vow of celibacy with Ygritte.
Lake Myvatn - This area just south of the Arctic Circle is what's Beyond the Wall. The crew only had about 4 hours of daylight to work with each day.
Dubrovnik - This walled city on the Adriatic Sea is used as King's Landing.
Girona - The Medieval Quarter was used as the backdrop for the Free City of Braavos.
Castillo de Zafra - This 12th century castle was used to film the Tower of joy in Bran's vision
Alcazar of Seville - This royal palace in Seville was used as the Water Gardens of Drone. As a UNESCO site, the palace is usually off limits for film shoots.