Gardens of Dorne
Impressive Alcazaba of Almeria
It is behind the imposing ramparts of the Alcazaba of Almeria that was filmed the assassination of Prince Doran Martell (Alexander Siddig) by Ellaria Sand (Indira Varma) and her daughter Tyerne Sand (Rosabell Laurenti Sellers). It is also in this 10th century monument that Olenna Tyrell (Diana Rigg) makes an alliance with Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) in episode 10 of season 6.
Diana Rigg, from Emma Peel to Olenna Tyrell
The emblematic actress of The Avengers, Diana Rigg, made the trip to the Alcazaba of Almeria. The late actress having enjoyed playing Olenna Tyrell, one of the most powerful and beloved characters in Game of Thrones, as she explained to the site Fansided: “I loved the complexity of Olenna. She was a political woman, and she played the game brilliantly. Anything and everything executed ruthlessly for the survival of her family, which is historical in a way, like the Borgias and various other famous families.“
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A cast of XXL extras
The installation of the production in Almería has put the whole region in turmoil. The casting session organized by HBO to find extras prompted several thousand residents to line up in front of the gym where the auditions were held. What are the criteria of choice? 1.75 meters minimum for men, 1.70 meters for women, dark or black skin, long brown hair, good physical condition and no tattoos. In the end, no less than 2,400 actors for a day were chosen for the entirety of the sequences shot in the region.
Pedro Pascal won 3 awards for his role in Game of Thrones.
Conjunto Monumental de la Alcazaba de Almería
A fortress erected in the 10th century, the Alcazaba is one of the main monuments of Almería, a city rich in film locations.
The construction of the Alcazaba contributes to making Almería a medina. The monument is intended primarily to accommodate the local government. It consists of several fortresses for the garrisons but also the governors. Very well preserved, the Alcazaba has acquired real celebrity in popular culture thanks to the filming of Conan the Barbarian by John Milius. It is indeed inside the ramparts that the sets of the feature film have been installed. Later, Game of Thrones also used the place to recreate the Water Gardens of Dorne.
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