The first frames of the third series of the hit HBO serial “Game of Thrones” were shot this morning in the Lovrijenac Fortress in Dubrovnik. The Lovrijenac Fortress, just outside of the Old City walls, was also used in the second series. Although filming began two days ago this was the first time that actors from the serial appeared in front of the camera for the third season. On the set this morning were some of the leading stars, such as Lena Headey, Aiden Gillen and Emmy-award winner Peter Dinklage.
After filming in the fortress the whole production crew moved to the Pile area nearer the Old City were they continued. Apart from the Old City of Dubrovnik the historic Trsteno Arboretum will also be use as a location this year. Filming in Dubrovnik will end on the 7th of October.