Game Of Thrones Filming Locations – Lough Neagh aka Summer Sea in GOT – Season 5 Episode 5 – “Kill The Boy” Lough Neagh was also transformed into the Smoking Sea, where Jorah steals a boat, takes Tyrion captive and sets sail to meet Daenerys in Meereen. Tyrion wakes up in the boat after being knocked unconscious and realizes where they are… the Ruins of Old Valria.

Game Of Thrones Filming Locations - Lough Neagh aka Smoking Sea in GOT - Season 5 Episode 5 - NI
Game Of Thrones Filming Locations - Lough Neagh aka Smoking Sea in GOT - Season 5 Episode 5 - NI

This part of the epic TV show Game of Thrones was filmed on a quiet part of Lough Neagh - right along the shore line, where the trees twist strangely; a perfect setting.For those who are not familiar with what Lough Neagh is, Lough Neagh is the largest lake by area in the British Isles and in general it is a large freshwater lake in Northern Ireland. Lough Neagh is located 20 miles west of Belfast and it is 20 miles long and 9 miles wide.The interesting thing about Lough Neagh is that five out of the six counties in Northern Ireland share shores with it, and these counties are Antrim, Down, Armagh, Tyrone, and Londonderry, the only county that does not share a shore with them is Fermanagh.Lough Neagh is known to be used for different purposes according to the one using it; there are those ordinary people who enjoy watching the birds and fishing or just walking by it and sitting down to relax a bit, and there are those working with boats who use it for navigation purposes, and it is also used by Northern Ireland Water as a source of fresh water supply, which means that there are different other reasons to know more about Lough Neagh other than being part of Game of Thrones movie series that was filmed in Northern Ireland.Game of Thrones movie series managed to take and film most of its scenes and shots in Northern Ireland and it actually succeeded in choosing those which are considered the most attracting and there were even some locations which people didn't know about before, which brought lots of GOT fans later to Northern Ireland and made them head for those places and check them off their lists.


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