Chichen Itza
Gebel Berkal

World Heritage Site

for World Heritage Travellers

Star Wars

WHS where Stars Wars was filmed.

The connection belongs to Trivia connections.

Connected Sites

  • Mount Etna: This active volcano was used as the background for the light saber battle between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker in “Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith.” During filming, Mount Edna erupted and George Lucas sent his team to film the lava flows.
  • Redwood: Northern California's giant redwood forests doubled as home to the Ewoks on planet Endor.
  • Royal Palace at Caserta: 1997 Queen Amidala royal palace. 2002 episode 2: Attack of clones- Queen Jamillas palace.
  • Sceilg Mhichíl: The island served as a location for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and is featured in the film Star Wars : Episode 8.
  • South China Karst: The limestone karst mountains around Guilin were depicted as Kashyyyk, the Wookie planet shown in “Revenge Of The Sith.” It was the first time that a “Star Wars” movie had been filmed in Asia.
  • Tikal National Park: The ancient ruins of Tikal and the surrounded forest were depicted as the Rebel Alliance’s military base on the fourth moon of Yavin in “A New Hope”
  • Wadi Rum: Rogue One Link


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