Beautiful and strange locations made famous by movies
Throw yourself into the fantastic world of film
It’s recently been announced that Thailand's Maya Bay, better known as the gorgeous secret cove from the 2000 film 'The Beach,' has been closed to tourists indefinitely. Anyone who wants to visit the pristine white-sand beach and dive into the crystalline waters where a young Leonardo DiCaprio once acted will be disappointed.
Films take great care in choosing their locations, selecting places with profound character and a lasting visual impact. So, take advantage of all that effort and check out this gallery to start compiling your travel itinerary of endlessly interesting places made famous by films.
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