A great place where you can get some inspiration from is when you are sat with a bucket of popcorn and settling down to watch a movie. From iconic New York locations to those that are wilder and out there, there are some places that are much easier to visit than what you would probably think. Although some movies create sets that mimic actual locations across the world, other directors take everything they need and get ready to film everything they need to at a real-life location. Here are some of the most iconic movie location from around the world that you can visit.
Al Khazneh – Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade
The first Indiana Jones movie was released back in 1981 but it was eight years later that the franchise filmed in the ancient city of Petra, Jordan for the movie, Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade. Built way back in the first century, the giant sandstone temple attracts man tourists, including those that of fans of the movie. An amazing historical spot, the hand-carved temples are totally worth seeing.
Alcatraz – Escape from Alcatraz
Once one of the most notorious prisons in the world, Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary was home to some of the most dangerous criminals such as Al Capone, Machine Gun Kelly and many more. Sitting on an island called The Rock in the middle of San Francisco Bay in California, Alcatraz was once known as an escape-proof prison. Today, visitors can take a ferry over to the prison and have either a guided tour or go off and explore on their own. With headsets that explain everything you can see; it really is an exciting place to visit.
Carrie’s apartment – Sex and the City
A romantic comedy-drama series that gained fans from all over the world, gave people a new reason to visit the big apple. Once the series had ended, the franchise was turned into two movies with the last seeing Carrie’s apartment continuing to be an iconic spot amongst its characters. Located on Perry Street in Manhattan, fans can sit on those famous steps and remember one of their favorite’s scenes. So popular, the spot even has its own location tag for social media.