Star Wars on Earth Should Be Your Next Vacation

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Die hard Star Wars fan might know this already but for the rest, here's your next vacation: Tunisia. Four of the Star Wars filmed in Tunisia (as the planet Tatooine) and most of the buildings are still in good shape, which means you can visit it. It's Star Wars, but instead of being a galaxy far, far away, it's on Earth.

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The desert igloo above is of course Luke's home. According to Los Apos, the igloo is surrounded by nothingness. Originally, it was taken apart after the first trilogy but had to be rebuilt for the second trilogy. Supposedly, it's a perfect sunset spot.

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The home of Obi-wan Kenobi is now used by local fisherman as storage. Image Credit: Hoylen Sue

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Tosche Station, which is known IRL as Sidi Jemour, on the Island of Djerba, Tunisia. Image Credit: Eckart1

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Mos Espa is mostly intact. The gates, the podracing arena, Watto's shop and the market are all there. Image Credit: Srdjan Djordjevic

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The picturesque Jundland Wastes which is pretty much Star Wars Canyon. Image Credit: Roger Noguera Arnau

Los Apos has the full guide with even more destinations, along with Google Maps locations to see all the Star Wars spots in Street View so you can better plan your pilgrimage. See you all there. [Los Apos via Reddit]

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reckless1966
Reckless1966

Whoever owns the land these buildings are on is totally missing out. They should keep do some upkeep on them and actually setup tours and so on...I'm quite confident they could make some good money on this stuff. Some one there has to have the money for a venture like that that.