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Warrior Nun And Game Of Thrones Have Quite An Interesting Connection

"Game of Thrones" is the classic HBO fantasy series featuring dragons, epic battle scenes, espionage, intrigue, and so much more. Despite how much fans hated the ending, the rest of the show is still revered enough that six spin-offs are rumored or confirmed to be in production right now, with who knows how many more destined for the future. It may go down as one of the most well-known shows in the history of the small screen. But it has something in common with a newer and completely different action/adventure series that most viewers may not know much about.

Fans of the show "Warrior Nun" got some good news after the first teaser trailer for Season 2 came out. The 1st season was a big hit for Netflix when it was released in July of 2020. As of now, it has an average rating of 6.8/10 on IMDb and a 75% approval from viewers on Rotten Tomatoes. It basically is what it says on the tin: a bunch of nuns who are also warriors must fight the forces of evil using magical weapons and mysterious powers. On the surface, you wouldn't think these two shows would have any connection at all. But if you look closely, it's as plain as day.

Both shows have filmed at several famous locations in Spain

Fresco Film Services specializes in helping production companies film at exotic locations in the Iberian Peninsula, including Portugal, the Canary Islands, and Spain. You will also notice that they highlight several of their accomplishments on their About Us page. If you scroll down, you'll see that the company has worked with HBO for Seasons 5 through 8 on "Game of Thrones" and also the first season of "Warrior Nun."

Elite Daily offers a good rundown of all the locations the shows have shared, from the Castillo de Almodóvar del Río (the castle used for exterior shots of Highgarden) to the Alcázar of Seville, which "Game of Thrones" fans may remember is the Water Gardens of Sunspear. Sadly, as Refinery29 pointed out, the show overlooked the verdant scenery and filmed down in the crypts instead, deceiving viewers into thinking they were in the Vatican catacombs. 

Interestingly, almost all of these locations are easily accessible tourist attractions (via the Conde Nast Traveler). So if you're a fan of both shows, download the Duolingo app and start practicing your Spanish before you plan your next vacation! Or you could stay home and binge-watch these shows again. But if you get a creepy feeling that you might see Sister Beatrice running down the street in her chain mail veil while Daenerys is wandering through the marketplace in Meereen, or the disheveled Dragon Queen wandering up to Mary and Ava's overnight camp in her tattered clothes with Drogon in tow, you'll know exactly where that feeling is coming from.