Where was Carnival Row filmed? Guide to ALL the Filming Locations

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The dark fantasy world of Carnival Row is an original story created by René Echevarria and Travis Beacham.

In this universe, the Fae are mythical creatures who have fled their homeland, invaded by the human empire of The Pact.

Carnival Row is actually the name of a neighborhood and a sort of ghetto in The Burgue (rivals of The Pact), where many Fae (all the non-human folks) have found refuge.

Where was Carnival Row filmed The eight-episode series, which has been renewed for a second season, co-stars Orlando Bloom as inspector Rycroft Philostrate and Cara Delevingne as fae Vignette Stonemoss.

The main cast is completed by Tamzin Merchant playing Imogen Spurnrose and David Gyasi performing the wealthy faun Agreus Astrayon.

Most of Carnival Row was filmed at the Barrandov Studios in Prague, and some additional filming locations were also shot in the Czech Republic. It contains no spoilers!

Carnival Row filming locations

Carnival Row City
The Burgue is a steampunk neo-Victorian metropolis, located in the north of the Mesogeo continent.

Prague is the obvious inspiration of the capital city of the Republic.

These images are taken from the top of the old town tower, with the world-famous Charles Bridge and the castle of Prague skyline.
(You can open all the locations on Google Maps by clicking on the links below in the captions ↴)
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Carnival Row Prague
Obviously, there's a lot of CGI in the series, but this expensive production also built streets and many interiors (including the Tetterby hotel and the Constabulary) in large and detailed sets at the Barrandov Studios backlot.
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Prague Palace scene
Some scenes from the second episode, "Aisling", were filmed on location at the gardens of Queen Anne's Summer Palace (Letohrádek královny Anny), in the Royal Castle of Prague.
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Prachov Rocks filming on location
Carnival Row's world is divided into two hemispheres, one of the human and one of all the other creatures, where the Kingdom of Anoun is located.

In episode 3, the Prachov Rocks doubled as the Tirnanese Highlands. This stunning landscape is also one of the awesome locations where The Wheel of Time series was filmed.
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Abandoned church shooting location
In episode four, Vignette meets Dahlia's Black Ravens inside the abandoned church of All Saints (Kostel Všech svatých), in the small town of Stvolínky.
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Carnival Row house
The Longerbane manor from Episode four is the Renaissance Revival Friedland Castle in the village of Frýdlant.
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The Treasures of Tirnanoc exhibition and auction was filmed in the Rudolfinum, the neo-renaissance building that hosts the Dvořák Concert Hall in Prague.
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The Gloaming episode Manor
The mansion in the countryside where Rycroft and the Chancellor Absalom are in episode eight is the Krnsko Castle, located between Prague and Liberec.
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Carnival Row drehort
The scenes taking place in the train station are filmed in Liberec railway station.
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  1. That was very helpful. Thank you very much!

  2. Thanks a Lot!!! Wonderful

  3. Beware Queen Anne's Summer Palace is closed during Winter!

  4. What an amazing production. The Hollywood looks like a cheap film makers compare to this production

  5. Actually, the rock city episode was filmed in Adršpach.


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