6 Game Of Thrones filming locations

Alcazar of Seville, Spain
Alcazar of Seville, SpainPHOTO: TURISMO DE SEVILLA
Fort Lovrijenac in Dubrovnik, Croatia
Fort Lovrijenac in Dubrovnik, CroatiaPHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
Ait Benhaddou, Morocco
Ait Benhaddou, MoroccoPHOTO: HONG THAI TRAVEL
Vatnajokull, Iceland
Vatnajokull, IcelandST FILE PHOTO
Los Barruecos Nature Reserve, Spain
Los Barruecos Nature Reserve, SpainPHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO
 Italica's Amphitheatre Spain
Italica's Amphitheatre SpainPHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO

The final season of the HBO television series screens in less than a week. The fight for the Iron Throne and the battle against the undead have fans gushing about the show's dramatic plot twists, complex characters and spectacular effects. Melissa Heng looks at the stunning backdrops used in the filming of this epic fantasy series

With its Arabian architecture and ornate floors, ceilings and walls, the Alcazar of Seville was the perfect setting for the scenes set in luxurious Dorne.

The Unesco World Heritage Site is the setting for Dorne's Water Palace of Sunspear, the lavish summer home of the Martell family seen in the show's fifth and sixth season. It is at this palace where Jaime Lannister attempts to rescue Myrcella Baratheon.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 11, 2019, with the headline '6 Game Of Thrones filming locations'. Print Edition | Subscribe