Whereas many movies are animated and we cannot identufy with them in matters of location, there are plenty of other movies whose locations you can actually see. It is such an entertaining journey to be able to relive the events of your favorite movie outside the boundary of time. And what could be more magical than actually going to places which you never knew existed?!
10. Alnwick castle
To the Harry Potter lovers we bear good news as it is indeed the castle where the first two parts took place. Fancy seeing the castle of Hogwarts where Harry took his first flying lessons, well you now can head straight there. Just book a ticket to London and enjoy the historic castle!
9. The bourne woods
This particular woods is populat for movie shootings as several movies has chosen this very spot for filming. It is the place where the opening battle scene in Gladiator takes place and what a battle it was! It also appeared in Harry Potter and the half blooded prince, Harry potter and the deathly hallows and Captain America.
8. Doune castle
Doume castle in scotland has been used in multiple castle scenes in the movies Monty Python and The Holy Grail. In real-life history the castle has been used for multiple uses as well like a royal retreat and a prison. Not so efficient as a prison though as there are multiple records of escaping through joined bedsheets.
7. Mentmore towers
They are the real-life counterpart of the owesome wayne Manor used in the Batman movie. The towers have a distinguished history of their own as they were used in the second world war as a place to preserve England’s works of art. It us also the place where every coronation take place since King George IV.
6. Neuschwanstein castle
It is the animated castle in the sleeping beauty film in 1959 which became widely known and extremely popular ever since. The castle was commissioned by the Bavaria King as a private retreat and also as an homage to the composer Richard Wagner.
5. Angel Falls
Angel falls is the real life counterpart of the paradise falls in the lovely animated movie Up. Angel falls were named after pilot Jimmy Angel who discovered the uninterrupted 900m high falls when he was flying over Venezuela. Angle falls are the European name, however, the original name of the falls is Kerepakupai Vena, which means “waterfall of the deepest place.”
4. Timberline lodge
If you are a horror movie maniac, you will definitely know this one as the hotel’s exterior was used in the horror movie The Shining. The hotel was constructed during the Great Depression and was even dedicated as s Works Progress Administration Project by president Roosevelt in person.
Matamata is famous area in the island of New Zealand and it was the filming location of the shire in Lord Of The Rings. The area is not widely known by the movie’s fans but here we go! It was also used in the famous movie The Hobbit which revived the area as there were 17 different spots used in the movie.
2. Martha’s vineyard
It is the real-life counterpart of the fictitious Amity island where the imaginary horrific incidents of the blockbuster movie Jaws took place. Martha’s vineyard is an island off the Massachusetts coast, so if you are in for an adventure visit the place which will appear definitely more peaceful than the movie yet more playful!
1. Henry RiverMill viallage
The village is a gloomy uninhabited one which bloomed because of the yarn industry until it crashed and the village became completely void in the 1970s. This gloomy place was the perfect place to depict district 12 in the popular movie Hunger games. It is indeed the home of Katness Everdeen! The whole village is owned by Wade Shepherd and was of no absolute value until just now!