Game of Thrones filming locations in Girona near Barcelona

Game of Thrones filming locations in Girona, Spain

Game of Thrones is in its final season! Many GoT fans visit Girona, Spain which is where many GoT scenes for Braavos, Oldtown and King's Landing were filmed in season 6 of HBO's hit TV series.

Girona Cathedral became a star of season six of Game of Thrones as the set for Braavos, Oldtown and King's Landing. 

The impressive Girona Cathedral steps starred in a scene as the steps of the Great Sept of Baelor in the GoT city King's Landing. The scene features Game of Thrones stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister) and Lena Headey (Cersei) among others.

Arya's begging scenes and a fight scene were shot at the rear of Girona Cathedral.  Girona became Braavos to Arya Stark, played by Maisie Williams and Arya's mentor Jaqen H'ghar played by Tom Wlaschiha. 

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Great Sept of Baelor in King's Landing - scene with Queen Margaery's planned walk of atonement. She stands on the steps of Girona Cathedral. When Tommen became loyal to the faith, the High Sparrow told him that his wife, Margaery Tyrell must perform a walk of atonement.

However, at the standoff on the steps of the Great Sept of Baelor (Girona cathedral) Mace Tyrell and Jaime Lannister arrive to stop the walk. This is the scene where Jaime rides his horse up the steps. The High Sparrow then announces that Margaery will be spared from her walk because her husband King Tommen agreed to a holy alliance between the crown and the faith. In the next scene King Tommen removes Ser Jamie of his position as Lord Commander of the Kingsguard

Girona Cathedral steps, Spain

Girona Cathedral steps were used for this scene below with Queen Margaery's planned walk of atonement. Below the High Sparrow, Queen Margaery and her grandmother Lady Olenna, The Queen of Thorns


This is the scene where Jaime Lannister arrvies on horseback and rides up steps to prevent the walk of atonement


The coastal background which could be seen from the steps of Great Sept of Baelor was CGI'ed for this scene in King's Landing


The Pujada de Sant Domènec steps was the location for a dramatic escape scene with Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) running away from the waif character. The Waif was an helper of the Faceless Men in the House of Black and White in Braavos

During her escape - partly filmed in Girona's Jewish quarter - Arya makes a big jump adn lands on the steps and then rolls down them between market sellers.




Fight scene between blind Ayra Starck and waif was shot behind Girona Cathedral 


The theater group scene location was in Plaça dels Jurats.  On the other side of the bridge over Carrer del Riu Galligant is the former Benedictine monastery Sant Pere de Galligants

It was s used as the citadel library in Oldtown where the Maesters are trained. It was also used in the scene when Samwell, Gilly and her baby approach the front desk of the library.

This 11th century Romanesque abbey is now an archaeology museum.



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Last Updated on Monday, 24 June 2019 13:51