Top 7 Star Wars Filming Locations

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With the upcoming release of the 7th film in the Star Wars franchise, we thought we would take the opportunity to take a look at the top Star Wars filming locations. The list was long, ranging from Guatemala to China but we have narrowed down our top 7 and here they are!

7. Plaza de España, Seville, Spain: Naboo city of Theed. What a magical looking location!

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6. Pang Gna Bay, Thailand: Aerial footage of limestone karst mountains which was later composited into the film for the approach over the Battle of Kashyyyk. Beautiful but still there’s better to come…

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5. Hardangerjøkulen Glacier , Norway: Exterior scenes during the battle of Hoth.

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4. Onk Jemal, Tunisia: Location of the lightsaber duel between Qui-Gonn Jinn & Darth Maul.

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3. Death Valley, USA: Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes – scene where R2D2 goes his separate way after he and C3P0 crash their escape pod on Tatooine, Desolation Canyon – Canyon where Tusken Raiders mount Bantha before Luke Skywalker is attacked and many many more…

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2. Guilin, China: Footage of limestone Karst mountains which was later composited into the film for the backdrop of Kashyyyk. One of the best filming locations but not quite…

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1. Skellig Michael, Kerry, Ireland: Still unknown what part of the latest film has been filmed in Ireland but with views like this, how could we not rate it as number 1? :)

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An amazing view of filming  of Star Wars at Skellig Michael recently 😛

Photo by Laurence Mackin.

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