Marvel Cinematic Universe

World Heritage Sites seen in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Marvel Cinematic Universe does not include the X-Men franchise, licensed to 20th Century Fox, or any of the Sony Pictures Spider-Man movies prior to Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Black Panther, aerial footage of park used to portray fictional nation of Wakanda
Edinburgh Avengers: Infinity War; used as actual location in film, where Scarlet Witch and Vision must fight off Thanos' henchmen on the Royal Mile and in Waverley Station
Iguazu National Park Black Panther; filming took place at Igauzu Falls, filling in for the overview of Warrior Falls in Wakanda, where Black Panther's coronation ceremony takes place
Kathmandu Valley Doctor Strange; used as actual location in film, where Doctor Strange visits the Pashupatinath and Swayambhunath temples and Patan Durbar Square in Nepal
Liverpool Captain America: The First Avenger; filming took place at Stanley Dock, filling in for the Brooklyn waterfront where Captain America chases an assassin
Maritime Greenwich Thor: The Dark World; used as actual location in film, where an intergalactic battle between Thor and an army of Dark Elves breaks out by the Old Royal Naval College
Rio de Janeiro The Incredible Hulk; filming took place at the Taunay waterfall in the Tijuca National Forest, filling in for the jungles of Guatemala, where Bruce Banner finds himself after having transformed back from the Hulk
Rwenzori Mountains Black Panther, aerial footage of park used to portray fictional nation of Wakanda
Statue of Liberty Spider-Man: Homecoming; used as actual location in film, as background when Spider-Man attempts to save passengers on the Staten Island Ferry
Stonehenge Thor: The Dark World; used as actual location in film, where Dr. Selvig has an episode of madness

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