The hottest resort is about to open in a galaxy not so far, far away.
On Friday, Disney finally opened its first Star Wars: Galaxy Edge location in Anaheim, California. The expansion to two of its parks, each costing about $1 billion, has been highly anticipated by “Star Wars” fans and theme park adventurers since the announcement in 2015. Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida will give its guests a chance to visit Batuu in Hollywood Studios later this summer.
The New York Times. Within two hours, all reservation slots were filled to see Galaxy’s Edge in the first month. Disney said that some experiences will be restricted or unavailable.
For those who do not have reservations or do not want to defy the masses, there are many destinations around the world where “Star Wars” fans can get their fix — they just need a Pass.
Over the course of 10 films and four decades, “Star Wars” was shot in dozens of countries from Tunisia to the Maldives. Many of these places are open to the public and an exciting opportunity to experience fan-favorite moments from the legendary saga.
Here are 10 worlds you can visit without turning your hyperdrive:
The dusty, hot planet Tatooine is a central Element of the “Star Wars” saga. The sand dunes and shelters of this outer edge planet are easy to see at home by Anakin and Luke Skywalker.
Over the course of several films and decades, California and Tunisia have been used as locations for scenes in Tatooine.
In Tunisia, the island of Djerba, Ksar Hadada, Tozeur and Matmata were used to create the slave quarters of Moss Espa, Mos Eisley spaceport outside and the courtyard of Lars family homestead.
Death Valley National Park in California also synonymously used for scenes in “a new hope”, “the return of the Jedi Knights”, “the dark threat” and ” attack of The Clone Warriors.”
Ksar Ouled Soltane was portrayed in the film Star Wars: Episode I (The Phantom Menace), in which the figure Anakin Skywalker lived as a boy.
To visit these places in Tunisia or California, it is best to rent a car, since the locations are distributed. It should also be noted that the quality of roads in Tunisia can always be ideal for travel and Navigation in the cities difficult because not all roads have names.
The watery island planet Ahch-to became a refuge for Luke Skywalker until Rey arrived at the end of “the Force Awakens” to call him back to help the resistance.
Ahch-To was the birthplace of the Jedi Order and currently houses a group of female aliens, the Lanai, known as caretaker and bird-like creatures called porgs.
H / A: Star Wars-Rey and Luke Skywalker on Ahch-