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10 Hollywood backdrops in Spain
Wednesday, March 2, 2022 @ 9:33 PM

Thanks to the magic of cinema there are places in Spain that often become the scene of national and international productions. The amazing monumental wealth held in Spain is a true cinematic dream: Cities, monuments and landscapes that have been immortalised by film, some of them are easily recognisable others not, but they have all become part of the history of film. Here is a list of the Top 10 settings used by the world of cinema  :


1. Plaza de España (Sevilla) – “Star Wars Episode II”

2. Playa de Mónsul (Níjar -Almería) – “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”

3. Castillo de Loarre (Huesca) – “Kingdom of Heaven”

4. Ciudad Encantada (Cuenca) – "Conan the Barbarian"

5. Castillo de Molina de Aragón (Guadalajara) – “In The Name of the Rose”

6. Valle de Mirandilla (Burgos) – "The Good,The Bad and the Ugly"

7. Atocha Train Station (Madrid) – “The Bourne Ultimatum”

8. Punta de Teno (Tenerife) – “Fast and Furious”

9.  Playa del Algarrobico (Carboneras / Almería) – “Lawrence de Arabia”


10. Plaza Mayor de Salamanca (Salamanca) - "Vantage Point"


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