Hobbiton

Just because The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies have completed filming, doesn’t a perfectly good film set has to go to waste. Introducing Hobbiton, the former movie set turned attraction in Matamata, New Zealand. This tourist hotspot features 44 unique Hobbit holes, a stunning double arched bridge, and The Green Dragon Inn and Bar. Yes, there are tours available that take you through a picturesque 1,250-acre sheep farm and then pass through the 12-acre movie set. Tired from your journey? Head on into the Green Dragon Bar for some traditional Hobbit fare and craft beer. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.

“Matamata is about two hours from the major city of Auckland. If you want to make a weekend of it, accommodations are available on nearby farms, giving you a taste of the rural community. Considering how gorgeous these photos look, you’ll definitely want to spend ample time taking in the pastoral beauty,” reports My Modern Met.

Hobbiton Hobbit Town
Hobbiton Hobbit Town
Hobbiton Hobbit Town
Hobbiton Hobbit Town
Hobbiton Hobbit Town
Hobbiton Hobbit Town
Hobbiton Hobbit Town
Hobbiton Hobbit Town
Hobbiton Hobbit Town
Hobbiton Hobbit Town
Hobbiton Hobbit Town
Hobbiton Hobbit Town
Hobbiton Hobbit Town
Hobbiton Hobbit Town

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