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Game Of Thrones Hid 6 Thrones Around The World For An Epic Scavenger Hunt And 2 Are Left To Find
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Game Of Thrones Hid 6 Thrones Around The World For An Epic Scavenger Hunt And 2 Are Left To Find

If there’s one thing that Game Of Thrones probably doesn’t need, it’s more publicity. The world’s biggest television series is nearing its finale and people can’t stop talking about it, everyone knows what it is already! Even those of us who don’t care can’t help but catch the gossip about GoT at work, on the street, or among friends.

So while HBO doesn’t have to resort to publicity stunts to create a buzz for Game of Thrones final season, if they are going to anyway, they may as well make it a good one. With this epic, global scavenger hunt to delight the traveler in all of us, you gotta say they have succeeded!

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Throne of the forest, United Kingdom

Throne of Valyria, Brazil

Throne of joy, Spain

Throne of the North, Sweden

Throne of ice, unknown

There’s also a mystery throne that will be revealed once someone finds the “Throne of ice”

Because if there’s one thing we all love, it’s a treasure hunt. From Easter Egg hunts to those Monopoly things they used to have at Mcdonald’s, nothing gets people more excited than a game of hide and seek. HBO decided to take the concept to the extreme by scattering 6 Iron Thrones in secret locations around the world, offering tantalizing clues in hour-long, 360-degree videos of their locations. One is in a forest, and another appears to be in a desert somewhere. There are also a couple in icy locations, with very few landmarks around which could help to identify the area. Imagine stumbling across one, without knowledge of the show or any context?

So far, four thrones have been found; In Sweden, Spain, Brazil, and the UK. That leaves two still out there somewhere, including one of the icy ones. Some people think it’s somewhere in Canada, but my guess is Iceland.

People are sharing pics of the thrones they found

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“For seven seasons you’ve watched characters lie, bleed, and sacrifice for the Iron Throne,” HBO writes about the challenge. “As the final season approaches, only one question remains: How far will you go?”

Swedish photographer Jonathan Vitblom, from Kiruna in Northern Sweden went very far to find one of the Iron Thrones in the Swedish wilderness. “I saw the videos on YouTube that they had put out thrones in the wild and I was extremely familiar with the surroundings of the throne placed in the North,” Jonathan told Bored Panda. “But I couldn’t really believe it was up here until I saw the first person who found it uploaded a picture of it, and then I was 99% sure that I knew exactly where it was.”

“So we packed our equipment, outfits that are appropriate for winter in the north of Sweden and then we jumped into the car and had a 1-hour car drive till we reached the location. When we got up there, I wanted to make sure that the throne really was there, so I took my drone and flew up to the plateau that I thought it was located at. I spotted it almost right away because you could tell that a big throne doesn’t belong up there on the mountainside!”

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Image credits: Jonathan Vitblom

How far would you go to find one of the thrones? Let us know in the comments below!

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Here’s what people had to say about the epic ‘scavenger hunt’

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IvetaT
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Am I really the only one on this planet who didnt saw got?

Luis Milian
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's all fun a games until someone takes the chair home

Amazon QT
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3 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Or someone loses their head or a hand.

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Jeff Requier
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

There was one found in Tumbler Ridge BC Canada.

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IvetaT
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Am I really the only one on this planet who didnt saw got?

Luis Milian
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's all fun a games until someone takes the chair home

Amazon QT
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3 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Or someone loses their head or a hand.

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Jeff Requier
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

There was one found in Tumbler Ridge BC Canada.

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