Filming Locations Guide: Where was Carnival Row filmed?

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

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 City
The Burgue is a steampunk neo-Victorian metropolis, located in the north of 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.
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Image courtesy of Amazon Prime Video and Miroslav Petrasko - Map


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 in the Barrandov Studios backlot.
Image courtesy of Amazon Prime Video - Map


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. Image courtesy of Amazon and Marcus Deretten - Map


Prachov Rocks filming on location
Carnival Row's world is divided into two hemispheres, the one of the human and the one of all the other creatures, where the Kingdom of Anoun is located. In episode 3 the Prachov Rocks doubled as the Tirnanese Highlands. Image courtesy of Amazon and Jaroslav Kuba - Map


Abandoned church shooting location
In episode 4 Vignette meets Dahlia's Black Ravens inside the abandoned church of All Saints (Kostel Všech svatých), in the small town of Stvolínky. Image courtesy of Amazon and Packa - Map


Carnival Row house
The Longerbane manor from Episode 4 is the Renaissance Revival Friedland Castle in the village of Frýdlant. Image courtesy of Amazon and Greg Bandur - Map


Tirnanoc
The Treasures of Tirnanoc exhibition and auction was filmed in the Rudolfinum, the neo-renaissance building that hosts the Dvořák Concert Hall in Prague. Image courtesy of Amazon and Google Maps


The Gloaming episode Manor
The mansion in the countryside where Rycroft and the Chancellor Absalom are in episode 8 is the Krnsko Castle, located between Prague and Liberec. Image courtesy of Amazon and Sovicka169 - Map


Carnival Row drehort
The scenes taking place in the train station are filmed in Liberec railway station.
Image courtesy of Amazon and Schnitzel Bank - Map

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5 comments

  1. That was very helpful. Thank you very much!

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  2. Thanks a Lot!!! Wonderful

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

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

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