Now You’ll Get to Visit the Real Hobbiton

In the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Peter Jackson and crew help created Hobbiton, home of Frodo and Bilbo Baggins. It’s a shame that it was removed once filming was completed. Ever since the trilogy came out, tourists have been traveling to New Zealand for a chance to feel like they are in Middle Earth, but without the actual sets.

Now fans can actually visit Hobbiton for reals, because after The Hobbit is done filming, the Hobbiton set will remain intact permanently for future tourism. It’s located in the outskirts of Matamata. What’s included on the set? 44 Hobbit holes, a stone bridge, and a local hostelry called The Green Dragon.

This sounds like an expensive trip. If only Peter Jackson would contact me and have me fly over like Quint from, I’d be a happy nerd.


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