Trang An, Tam Coc among world’s most beautiful movie locations

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Trang An Complex and Tam Coc-Bich Dong caves in Hoa Lu district of the northern province of Ninh Binh have been listed among the top 50 most beautiful movie locations worldwide by travel guide website Bigseventravel.

Kong: Skull Island studio in Ninh Binh

According to Bigseventravel, the majority of 2017’s “Kong: Skull Island” took place in the wetlands of the northern province of Ninh Binh. 

It noted that the various peaks and rivers were transformed into the legendary home of numerous supersized monsters and King Kong.

“The Trang An–Tam Coc area, just 100 km from Hanoi, features lush green paddy fields, striking limestone outcrops and near-vertical limestone peaks. It’s home to 600 different species of flora and over 200 types of fauna too,” according to the website.

Ninh Binh province, famous for its romantic and imposing scenery, has become an ideal destination for both domestic and foreign film makers. As a result, US film studio Warner Brothers also selected the beautiful rice fields of the locality as one of the locations for its Hollywood blockbuster Peter Pan.

Rounding on the world’s top 50 most beautiful movie locations are Angkor Thom of Cambodia which featured in “Lara Croft: Tomba Raider”, Salzburg of Austria in “The Sound of Music”, Skiathos of Greece in “Mama Mia!”, and Petra of Jordon in “Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade”.

This is along with Savoca of Italy in “The Godfather”, Matamata of New Zealand in “Lord of the Rings”, Maya Bay of Thailand  in “The Beach”, DuPont State Recreational Park of North Carolina in United States which was used in “The Hunger Games”, Ait Ben Haddou of Morocco in “Gladiator”, and Glenfinnan Viaduct of Scotland in the “Harry Potter” franchise.

Source: VOV