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Follow the Hobbit Trail in New Zealand

Tolkien tourism is bringing fans from all over the world to New Zealand to see the filming locations for The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Discover the real Middle-earth in all its otherworldly glory.

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Visit the Weta Cave Museum in Wellington to see J.R.R. Tolkien’s universe come to life. Hobbit fans can meet some of the characters from The Lord of the Rings trilogy, learn about the movie’s special effects and get a sneak peek at behind-the-scenes videos. This Middle-earth mecca is open 7 days a week, with free admission.

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