Belfast, Northern Ireland is where the HBO show Game of Thrones main studio (Paint Hall) and production are headquartered. It is also where many scenes are filmed and where many extras and staff members live. Ireland is therefore one of the best places on the planet to indulge in visiting as a fan of the show.
These are the 7 essential experiences you should seek to have as a #gameofthrones fan visiting Ireland and Northern Ireland.
BONUS: meet the GoT direwolves, learn archery in the same spot Bran did before being paralyzed, try your hand at ax throwing and sword-fighting, walk through the arch that King Robert entered Winterfell by in the very first episode of the show and even fight a White Walker! Staff also have been extras on the show and will have great stories to tell from BTS.
....scenic Boyne Valley. He’ll take you on a ride in a boat which is like the ones he has provided to the show from Seasons 2-7 that ferried Theon, Gendry, Jorah, Tyrion & Yara. As an actor on the show, he also provides stories from BTS that further enrich the experience.
At the Game of Thrones Exhibition in Belfast, next to Paint Hall - through Sep 2019 - sit on the Iron Throne, see costumes & props from the show and meet the handsome extras who crew the exhibit - known on Instagram as The Wolf and the Crows.