Star Wars

WHS where Stars Wars was filmed.

Connected Sites

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Dolomites The Tre Cime di Lavaredo peaks in the Sesto Dolomites were used as the backdrop to the train heist on the snowy planet Vandor in the Star Wars prequel story Solo.
Dubrovnik In Star Wars : The Last Jedi, some street scenes were filmed in Dubrovnik on March 9 to 16, 2016
Lake District Was used as a location for the planet Takodana home of Maz Kanata in Episode VII: The Force Awakens
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 Etna 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 The Last Jedi.
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


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