It’s no secret that not everything we see in movies is real. Filmmakers often spend millions to produce fantastic sets. In some cases, they use CGI to create the stunning locations we see on the big screen, all for the purpose of taking our movie-viewing experience to greater levels.
In most cases, they take inspiration from existing places and then add some elements of fantasy to it. Here are 15 real-life spots that look a lot like those stunning scenes from your favorite movies.
1. The Tree-Of-Souls, Avatar & Wisteria tree at Ashikaga Flower Park, Ashikaga, Japan
2. Thanos’ resting spot and the final scene, Avengers: Infinity War & Banaue Rice Terraces in the Philippines
3. Bioluminescent pond, Avatar & Bioluminescent Lagoon in Falmouth, Jamaica
4. The Great Realm of Dwarrowdelf, The Lord of the Rings & Basilica Cistern in Turkey
5. Mesa, Up & Tepuy Roraima in Venezuela
6. The Great Hall of Hogwarts, Harry Potter & The Great Hall of the Christ Church College, Oxford University
7. Pandora nights, Avatar & the Waitomo Glowworm Caves in New Zealand
8. Mann’s ice planet, Interstellar & Snæfellsjökull glacier in Iceland
9. King’s Landing, Game of Thrones & the city of Dubrovnik in Croatia
10. Rivendell, The Lord of the Rings & Lauterbrunnen in Switzerland
11. Eastern Air Temple, Avatar: The Last Airbender & temples on Mount Fanjing in Tongren, China
12. Paradise Falls, Up & Angel Falls in Venezuela
13. Doors of Durin (Moria), The Lord of the Rings & St. Edward’s Church’s door flanked by 2 old trees in England
14. Bath House, Spirited Away & Rekishi-no-Yado Kanaguya, Nagano, Japan
15. Floating Mountains, Avatar & Hallelujah Mountains in Zhangjiajie Park, China
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Nowadays, incredible computer technology and green screens can create entire worlds inside a film studio but it goes without saying that nothing still beats the awe that cinemagoers feel when seeing incredible landscapes, cool cities, or surreal historical sites from the real world.
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