Northern Ireland to open the world’s first theme park about the popular TV series in 2021 Game of Thrones, some of whose plots they take place in the already famous places of the British province.
The attraction will be located in the Linen Mill recording studios, in the town of Banbridge – close to Belfast – and although the coronavirus pandemic will force certain restrictions, those responsible have assured that it will open the doors “throughout” next year.
The medieval fictional universe created by George RR Martin and adapted for the small screen by HBO will be available to its fans through “immersive experiences, original pieces of the shoot, costumes and weapons and various elements “used in the filming of the series, Tourism Ireland explained today in a statement.
The theme park, named after Game of Thrones Studio Tour, will offer visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the “real film sets”, where some of the most iconic scenes and the adventures of its characters will be recreated.
“This immersive and sensory experience will explore, among others, the magnificence of King’s Landing, Winterfell, Dragonstone, the Wall and the Wildlands, or the cities of Meereen and Braavos“, highlighted the note from Tourism Ireland.
Visitors will also be able to enjoy an exclusive collection of crafts and artifacts designed by creative teams to bring the fictional world out of Martin’s texts to life.
Expert park staff will also provide details on production designs through interactive workshops, At the same time, there will be live recreations of makeup, prosthetics and wardrobe sessions, one of the strong points of the series.
With this permanent theme park, the tourist authorities trust reinforce the image of Northern Ireland as a unique destination for fans of Game of Thrones.
In addition to Linen Mill, much of the series was shot in the Titanic Studios Belfast and in the natural settings of the counties of Antrim and Down, which can be covered in three days on an itinerary of almost 300 kilometers.
Ireland has been, along with Spain, one of the countries where more scenes were shot, since in our country there are numerous natural settings used for some of the