When Arya Stark escapes from King's Landing, she disguises herself as a boy and uses Kingsroad as her path. She travels with a small crew, including Yoren, Gendry and Hot Pie.
This eye-catching line of beech trees border a road near Stranocum, in Northern Ireland.
House Stark's ancestral home, Winterfell, is seen as the capital of the North. It's located in the center of Westeros' northernmost province, on the Kingsroad that extends from Storm's End to the Wall.
Film crews used part of the medieval Doune Castle in central Scotland's Stirling district to shoot Winterfell scenes.
Tours of Winterfell
Another part of Winterfell was filmed at the towers of Castle Ward, in Northern Ireland.
The beautiful Riverlands are, in reality, Croatia's Krka National Park, home to an incredible network of lakes, rivers and waterfalls
Tower of Joy
During a vision, Bran sees his father, Ned Stark, go to the Tower of Joy to rescue his sister, Lyanna Stark. After fighting his way inside, Ned finds Lyanna close to death. She makes him promise to protect her newborn son, especially from Robert Baratheon, who hates anyone with Targaryen blood. Her plea confirms that her child is the son of Rhaegar.
Once Lyanna dies, Ned brings the baby to Winterfell. Honoring his sister's dying wish, he lies about the baby's identity and says the little boy, Jon Snow, is his bastard.
The Tower of Joy was filmed at the Castle of Zafra in Guadalajara, Spain.
Cersei's Walk of Shame
During her walk of shame in Season 5, Cersei Lannister walked naked to show her penance. In real life, the street on which she walked is St. Dominic Street in the city of Dubrovnik, Croatia.
This street is also where the Gold Cloaks kill one of King Robert's illegitimate sons. It's also where Tyrion and Bronn see a protest speech in Season 2.
End of Cersei's Walk of Shame
During the walk of shame, Cersei Lannister crosses this bridge and goes into the Red Keep. This was filmed at Ploče Gate, the entrance to Dubrovnik's Old Town, in Croatia.
Water Gardens of Dorne
The Water Gardens of Dorne, within the residence of House Martell, have a bush and flower maze-garden. Trystane with his betrothed, Myrcella Baratheon, once walked though here, and the fight among the Dornish guards, Sand Snakes, and Ser Jaime and Bronn also broke out amidst the gardens' picturesque beauty.
These gardens were filmed in the Alcázar of Seville, Spain.
Citadel Grand Library
Samwell Tarly traveled with Gilly and baby Sam to the citadel so he could train to be a Maester.
The location for this grand library is the inside of the Monastery of Sant Pere de Galligants, in Girona, Spain.
Fortifications of King's Landing
The fortifications around the western side of King's Landing are, in reality, the Walls of Ston, in Croatia. In all, the medieval fortress surrounds about 3.1 miles (5 kilometers) of the city.
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Laura is the archaeology and Life's Little Mysteries editor at Live Science. She also reports on general science, including paleontology. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Scholastic, Popular Science and Spectrum, a site on autism research. She has won multiple awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association for her reporting at a weekly newspaper near Seattle. Laura holds a bachelor's degree in English literature and psychology from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in science writing from NYU.