Warning, this tour starts with a spoiler. When Ivan Vukovic its guests to its first lookout, a spectacular panorama from Gradac Park over on the Lovrijenac and the Old Town of Dubrovnik, when perhaps 50 feet below turquoise green of the Adriatic Sea shimmers and the visitors just rely on the stone balustrade – then the guide at this point must be a secret from the most recent season of the US seriesGame of Thrones reveal: “Here the purple wedding took place, has died at the Joffrey.”
Ivan Vukovic, 33 years old, a strong guy with a hd tv firm handshake and thick-soled sneakers that does calculating. Most of his clients know about the mysterious death already, but they are die-hard fans of the fantasy series and the four previously broadcast seasons have seen. They will probably even make a Selfie in the park and then write on Facebook including: ” Joffrey what killed here! ”
For people who have no idea what Ivan Vukovic says: Game of Thrones is a hugely successful production of the pay channel HBO . Therein families struggling with unpronounceable names to the rule in a land called Westeros. There are many main characters, of which a large part dies very suddenly, the rest must be advised to therapy (incest About Mighty Father! Sadism!). The moral integerste person is a cynical dwarf who loves whores and orgies; the most popular character of the series, a young blonde dragon eggs hatching. Everyone wants on the iron throne that looks as comfortable as a torture tool from the times of the Inquisition.
This throne is in King’s Landing, in German: König mouth, a seaside town that is built together with the fortress on a rock. And this city is – at least for the producers of the series on a Samsung LED- Dubrovnik. In the Croatian coastal town they turn three years each for a few weeks, in early October, work on the fifth season were finished, and bring Dubrovnik as a new target group: series junkies .
So far, the city was set up primarily to cruise travelers who appreciate recognized by UNESCO historic center as a day trip destination. Now of Tourism has published a map with some scenes of the series; some operators such as Ivan Vukovic offer tours; there is a souvenir shop on the Izmedu-Polaca Street, where all official merchandise available; and in the jewelry business Clara Stones a designer working on a collection that is inspired by the series. Dubrovnik presents to its tourism.