Tourists take pictures on the fortifications of the old town in Dubrovnik, Croatia, which doubles as King’s Landing in the hit HBO series Game of Thrones. The city was already a tourist and cruise-ship magnet. Photo: AFP

‘Even the pigeons have no place to land’: Dubrovnik’s Game of Thrones tourism

  • Medieval walled city doubles as King’s Landing in hit HBO series, making it a draw for Game of Thrones fans. Townspeople like the business, not the bottlenecks
  • Locals no longer bat an eyelid when tourists gather to re-enact scenes from the series, but worry the old town has turned into a shopping centre for tourists
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Tourists take pictures on the fortifications of the old town in Dubrovnik, Croatia, which doubles as King’s Landing in the hit HBO series Game of Thrones. The city was already a tourist and cruise-ship magnet. Photo: AFP
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