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Pictured: The new £24 million Game of Thrones studio tour at Linen Mill Studios in Northern Ireland

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Winter is coming…and so is a massive Game of Thrones studio experience, complete with ‘breathtaking visuals, captivating sets, original props and costumes’.

The Game of Thrones Studio Tour has been announced to kick off on February 4, 2022 at Linen Mill Studios in Banbridge, Northern Ireland, where parts of the critically acclaimed HBO series were filmed.

The £24 million interactive tour promises to ‘transport fans into the heart of Westeros’, bringing ‘visitors closer to the Seven Kingdoms than ever before’.

The Game of Thrones Studio Tour will open in February, complete with props such as Daenerys Targaryen’s Dragonstone throne (pictured)

Daenerys Targaryen’s “imposing” Dragonstone throne is one of the props that will be featured in the 110,000 square foot (10,219 square meters) experience.

Photos show that Daenerys’ white fur coat will also be on display – the layered design is inspired by the scales of her beloved dragons. Sansa Stark’s wedding dress and Jon Snow’s winter fur will also be on display.

As for the sets, fans can step into Winterfell’s Great Hall – following in Jon Snow’s footsteps in the scene where he was proclaimed the ‘King in the North’.

By lifting the curtain on what went on behind the scenes during the making of the series, visitors will be invited to learn about the craftsmanship that helped ‘bring the show to life’, from makeup artistic to decor decoration.

Daenerys' white fur coat, the layered design inspired by the scales of her dragons, will be on display at the £24 million attraction

Daenerys’ white fur coat, the layered design inspired by the scales of her dragons, will be on display at the £24 million attraction

Fans will have the chance to learn about the series’ visual effects before “testing their acting skills” in an interactive greenscreen experience.

Visitors will also hear “the stories behind the creation of the iconic arms” that appear on the Game of Thrones battlefields, from valerian steel to dragon glass.

A statement reads: “The immersive and sensory experience uses advanced design and technology to bring Westeros to life and will evoke the epic scale of the show – from King’s Landing, Winterfell, Dragonstone, The Wall and the lands beyond.”

After working up an appetite, visitors can stop at one of the two on-site cafes, which have been described as ‘the perfect places to recharge before your tour’.

The tour takes place at Linen Mill Studios in Banbridge, Northern Ireland, where parts of the critically acclaimed HBO series were filmed

The tour takes place at Linen Mill Studios in Banbridge, Northern Ireland, where parts of the critically acclaimed HBO series were filmed

Ahead of the opening, Peter van Roden, Senior Vice President of Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment: “Knowing that you’re in the same place 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.’

Andrew Webb and David Browne, executive directors at Linen Mill Studios, added: “After many years as a closed and “banned” film studio, it is now time for fans around the world to step into the Seven Kingdoms and create their own personal journey through the world of Westeros at Linen Mill Studios.’

Game of Thrones is based on the fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire by American author George RR Martin. It tells the story of nine families in the mythical and magical Westeros and their struggle to gain power in the region.

The interactive tour promises to 'bring visitors closer to the Seven Kingdoms than ever before'

The interactive tour promises to ‘bring visitors closer to the Seven Kingdoms than ever before’

Pictured is Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen in the critically acclaimed series, which debuted in 2011.

Pictured is Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen in the critically acclaimed series, which debuted in 2011.

The series, which debuted in 2011, ran for eight seasons and made international stars like Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen and Kit Harington as Jon Snow.

The film was mainly shot in Northern Ireland, but locations all over Europe – from Scotland to Iceland – have also been used.

With the opening of the Studio Tour imminent, Niall Gibbons, Chief Executive of Tourism Ireland, said: ‘Over the past decade Northern Ireland has welcomed fans from around the world to the ‘real Westeros’ – home to the breathtaking landscapes, coastlines and mountains featured in some of the show’s most memorable scenes.”

He adds that the tour will “bring the Seven Kingdoms to life, right where it all began.”

Tickets and gift experiences for the Game of Thrones Studio Tour are on sale now, with prices starting at £39.50 for adults. For more information visit gameofthronesstudiotour.com.

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