GAMEof Thrones fans around the world can look forward to being transported into the very heart of Westeros when a new official studio tour opens in Co Down.
The Official Game of Thrones Studio Tour, which celebrates the globally acclaimed and award-winning TV series, will open on February 4.
The 110,000-sq ft interactive tour experience at Linen Mill Studios in Banbridge, will allow fans to take in breathtaking imagery, captivating sets and original props and costumes from the show.
Visitors will be able to get closer than ever to the Seven Kingdoms as the new tour will allow them to step inside the iconic Great Hall at Winterfell where Jon Snow was proclaimed the `King in the North'.
They will also be able to see Daenerys Targaryen’s imposing Dragonstone throne, delve into the incredible props, weaponry and visual effects of the show and learn more about the skills and craftmanship that helped bring the show to life on screen.
The immersive experience promises to bring Westeros to life, evoking the show’s epic scale - from King’s Landing and Winterfell to Dragonstone, The Wall and the lands beyond.
Peter van Roden, Senior Vice President of Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment, said: "We’re incredibly excited to be opening the doors to the first-ever Game of Thrones Studio Tour at Linen Mill Studios.
"Knowing you are in the very same spot where some of the series’ most memorable moments were filmed is an incredible feeling and we know fans of the franchise will feel the same when they see the rich detail in the sets, costumes and props up close and personal," he said.
Andrew Webb and David Browne, Executive Directors at Linen Mill Studios, said: "This incredible and unique experience is set to bring the making of the show to life like never before and we look forward with much excitement to welcoming fans and visitors from near and far as we throw open the Studio Tour doors and start a
new chapter in the Game of Thrones story here in Northern Ireland.
"After many years as a closed and ‘off limits’ film studio, it is now time for fans from across the world to step inside the Seven Kingdoms and make their own personal journey through the world of Westeros at Linen Mill
John McGrillen, Chief Executive of Tourism NI, said Game of Thrones had "transformed Northern Ireland into a
globally recognised screen tourism destination and the launch of the Studio Tour will give visitors
another compelling reason to come here and explore the iconic venue which was used to film the
"I am confident that this attraction will inspire tourists to visit Northern Ireland from near and far," he said.
**Tickets for the new tour are on sale now at www.gameofthronesstudiotour.com