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Top places for film footsteps

Posted on April 22, 2010 | Travel DestinationsNo Comment

This list is exciting and fully packed with entertainment with actions, tragedies, comedy, and thriller! Not getting it, well this is the list is those famous and favorite destinations where there have been shooting of famous movie scenes. To see them and experience those canned shots, then fly to any of this destinations. It’s all about glamour, glitterati, paparazzi movies which are shot in these destinations which takes away your heart and mind!

New York: every where in New York

Glide past Statue of Liberty resembling Funny Girl the Barbra Streisand, and enter New York. Walk mafia streets of The Robert De Niro’s of Little Italy. Though don’t you avoid the King Kong atop Empire State Building, thereafter on to spree shopping at Tiffany & Co. on New York’s 5th Avenue on 58th Street. While find yourself an accommodation in uptown in the tenements: the West Side Story on West of 109th Street, you will come across Natalie Wood as well as the Richard Beymer as star-crossed lovers, and for booze finish at Cotton Club in the Harlem.

Hollywood in California ( Mecca of Movies)

You can actually step in footsteps of glitterati stars just outside the Grauman’s Chinese Theater. Within, this place interior is prolifically decorated in oriental theme—moreover it is ideal place for seeing movie though in style. Do Visit the Shrine Auditorium, which houses the event of Hollywood- The awards of the Oscars. Showmen, the famous Rudolph Valentino, such famous celebrated stars of early cinema have been buried in Hollywood’s Forever Cemetery. And in summer, once in a week, cemetery happens to be an outdoor theater for movie. Just cozy in blanket, have picnic here for unique evening.

Graumans Chinese Theater

Monument Valley in Arizona/Utah

Hey if cowboy and those leather boots is your choice of fashion then you must take a drive in the Monument Valley, you will feel as if you stepped on the sets of some cowboy kind of movie. Feel the Good the bad and the Ugly. Now the valley is part of Navajo tribal park, during the era when cowboy movies were of rage, that is in 1920s to 1930s, this was favorite location of the director none other then John Ford who has directed many westerns movies here, the best being the Stagecoach in year 1939. The Monument Valley’s buttes, mesa, gullies, cliffs, and canyon, all turns into wonderful hues of pinks, orange when sun rises and when sun sets. Feel like a cowboy here and get close to nature but minus those guns, but take on those stallions for tide here.

Monument Valley in Arizona

Mumbai in India

Bollywood is part and parcel of city Mumbai, so correctly called as city of dreams. Remember Jackie Chan in Around the world in Eighty days or the Oscar winning movie Slumdog Millionaire are all been shot here, where as the later tells the tale of children living in slum. Juhu district of the Mumbai is hub of Bollywood film’s productions, where there is record breaking number of movies made per year. Formula of movies is red-hot combinations of songs, dancing, melodrama, and action. Take trip to any one of big studios like as RK studios or Filmistan where you can see in action of Bollywood.

Tokyo in Japan

Take lead from Scarlett Johnnson and Bill Murray (Lost in Translation) and take accommodation to savor views of city of Tokyo from window of Park Hyatt Hotel. Take Dinning experience at famous Gonpachi restaurant just like tigress Uma Turman did in sequels of Kill Bill. Re-live Sean Connery from You Only Live Twice adventures at none other them SPECTRE headquarters that is New Otani Inn

Queenstown in New Zealand

Join league of Ring Protector with Frodo that is Elijah Wood, with white Gandalf that is Ian McKellen, and stay away from eyes of Saruman that is Christopher Lee in the Middle-earth. See the enchanting Lake Wakatipu, which is home of the sensuous Galadriel that is Cate Blanchet, and visit across Southern Alps, The Lord of Ring’s many scenes were shot.

Lake Wakatipu

Rome, Italy

Trail hero of The Da Vinci Code of Dan Brown’s as hero unravels the Christianity’s ancient mysteries at:

  • Spanish Steps
  • Trevi Fountain

Trevi Fountain

  • Pantheon
  • The Castel Sant’Angelo
  • St. Peter’s

These places are also shown in reels of Federico Fellini’s classical movie Roma and Roman Holiday, which starred Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck

Paris in FranceMoulin Rouge paris

Jean-Paul Belmond roamed bars of the St. Germain as well as Champs Elysées in Breathless, which had launched in 1960s’ the New Wave. Who can ever forget the saga of love of Moulin Rouge starring Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman. In Montmartre, experience that charm and beauty of the church as the Audrey Tautou gamine in the movie Amélie.

London in U.K.

Walk in search of true love in streets of the Notting Hill, where petite Julia Roberts met Hugh Grant and was lucky to have found her true love. If hungry, take a bite with svelte Bridget Jones that is none other then Renée Zellweger at very famous Tate Modern just like Bridget Jones’s Diary. Its romantic if you cross over river to the St. Bartholomew-the-Great, in Smithfield, where Joseph Fiennes prayed in movie Shakespeare in Love. And all Harry Potter fanatics wouldn’t you like to go on platform 9¾ to catch the Hogwarts Train, which is filmed on platform number 4 at King Cross Station. Remember the snake getting loose in First part of the series, visit reptile house at zoo.

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