Tourists Flock To 'Game Of Thrones' Shooting Location In Spain, on a remote Basque islet, stairs lead to a lonely bell tower. But visitors started flocking to the location after Game of Thrones shot there.
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Tourists Flock To 'Game Of Thrones' Shooting Location

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Tourists Flock To 'Game Of Thrones' Shooting Location

Tourists Flock To 'Game Of Thrones' Shooting Location

Tourists Flock To 'Game Of Thrones' Shooting Location

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In Spain, on a remote Basque islet, stairs lead to a lonely bell tower. But visitors started flocking to the location after Game of Thrones shot there.

MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Mary Louise Kelly. In Spain, on a remote Basque islet, lie 241 twisting stone stairs to a lonely belltower - lonely until the producers of "Game Of Thrones" decided to film there. In July, 75,000 tourists visited San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. Officials are scrambling to add safety ropes and parking. The owner of a shop on the islet has some advice if you decide to go - come soon 'cause winter is coming. It's MORNING EDITION.

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