10 'Star Wars' places followers can really go to in actual life

Tunisia is without doubt one of the most-prolific “Star Wars” places.

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You may take “Star Wars” excursions in Tunisia.


Tunisia has served because the sand-covered backdrop to scenes in a number of “Star Wars” movies.

Shubie Gorge, Chott el Jerid, Matmata, Djerba, and different areas within the North African nation are the real-world stand-ins for the planet Tatooine the place we had been first launched to Luke Skywalker in “A New Hope.”

The identify of the fictional planet was borrowed from an actual Tunisian city referred to as Tataouine.

There are excursions that take you round deserted units and notable landmarks seen within the movies, and there’s even the choice to remain within the Lars Homestead the place Skywalker grew up, now referred to as Lodge Sidi Driss.