If you love watching TV series sitting on your couch, you’d have wondered what it would be like to be a part of them. That may be a bit difficult, but you can definitely visit one of the sets or rather the places where your favourite TV shows were shot. A vacation to these places will work for an amazing Instagram photo-op. Here’s a list of seven places you can visit and enjoy the thrill of being on the sets of your favourite TV Shows. So pack your bags and get ready for an action-packed holiday.
1 Game Of Thrones
Stippled with violence and war, Game of Thrones is one of the most popular TV series. There are a number of places where the show has been shot. You can visit ‘The King’s Landing’, which is in Dubrovnik, Croatia, for not just an amazing Game of the Thrones location tour but also have a nice holiday near the beach. From there you can plan a visit to Sibenik in Croatia which was the location for Braavos in the TV series. Spain is another country where a number of the scenes have been shot like, Real Alcazar Palace which is the Royal Palace of Dorne, The Roman Bridge, or the long Bridge of Volantis, and the Plaza De Toros De Osuna which was the Danzak’s Pit. There are also a number of locations in Northern Ireland like the road to the King’s landing which was shot at the Dark Hedges.
2 Downtown Abbey
Downtown Abbey is a popular historical drama and has been shot at a number of historical and royal places. If you love the locations and want a royal feel of the show then visit the Highclere Castle which is the main location or the Abbey itself. It’s a Victorian castle which was home of the main cast and also the main location. The castle is open to visitors and tourists during the summer, for around two months. It is open even during Christmas for public visits. While you are there you can enjoy some tea in the cafe and also attend the Egyptian Exhibition, which consists of artefacts from the Egyptian pharaoh, Tutankhamun’s Tomb. You can also visit Bampton in Oxfordshire, England, which was the location for Downtown Village. There is also the West Wycombe House in Buckinghamshire in England, which was to Lady Rosamund.
3 Breaking Bad
If you are in love with the crime series Breaking Bad, then you are in for a treat. There is an entire Breaking Bad Tour, which is basically the tour of various locations where the series was shot. It is a spoiler loaded tour of Albuquerque explaining all about the locations and the cult series. The series was originally set to be shot in Los Angeles, but when the state of New Mexico gave tax rebates the series crew moved their location to the city. Beginning from Walter’s and Skyler’s home, and takes you through the Northeast Heights and Downtown, where most of the series is based. Grab a hotdog at the Dog House.
4 Vampire Diaries
Thought out the series the main cast and several others meet their friends at The Mystic Grill. Also known as the Grill it's a diner in the series where the crew hangs out and also a location popular for dates. The grill has been host to a number of supernatural showdowns. The Grill is very much real and has the same name. The diner is located in Covington in Georgia and serves a delicious fare. You will love to visit the place and have a great time with friends.