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Indiana Jones is a film series that has been shot in multiple locations around the world, most of them available to visit.


Indiana Jones (legal name: Henry Jones, Jr.) is a character created by George Lucas, as a tribute to serial adventures of the 1930s. The franchise contains four feature films directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Harrison Ford, as well as a television series The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, and several books and video games.

The main filming locations of the Indiana Jones film series[edit]

Map of Indiana Jones tourism

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)[edit]

The location in Hawaii where a scene in the first film was shot
  • United States 1 Huleia National Wildlife Refuge, Kaua'i, Hawaii, USA. The opening scene of the film, which is supposed to take place in the jungles of Peru, was filmed in this location at Hawaii
  • United States 2 Anahola, Hawaii. the very first scene of the film in which Jones and his crew pass by a Mountain in the deep Jungle
  • France 3 La Rochelle, France. the scenes that took place in the film in a German submarine base were shot here
  • Tunisia 4 Kairouan, Tunisia. the scenes that took place in the film in Cairo during the 1930s were shot here
  • Tunisia 5 Sidi Bouhlel, Tozeur, Tunisia. the scenes in which Jones threatens to blow up the Ark of the Covenant were shot here
  • United States 6 San Francisco's City Hall. the scene the supposedly takes place in the front of a staircase in Washington D.C was shot here
  • United States 7 University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, USA. the scene which shows the front of the college building where Jones teaches archeology
  • United Kingdom 8 Rickmansworth Masonic School for Girls, Hertfordshire, England, UK. the scenes filmed inside of that college building were actually shot in this building in the UK

Temple of Doom (1984)[edit]

  • Sri Lanka 9 Kandy, Sri Lanka. the scene which takes place atop the rope bridge was shot here
  • Macau 10 Rua de Felicidade, Macau. the scenes that took place in the film in Shanghai during the 1930s were shot here
  • United States 11 Tuolumne River Rapids, Yosemite National Park, California, USA. There raft scene was shot here

The Last Crusade (1989)[edit]

Al-Khazneh in Petra

Indy's father, Henry Jones Sr (Sean Connery), pursues the Holy Grail, and needs to be rescued from the Nazis. See Crusades for historical background.

  • Jordan 12 Al-Khazneh, Petra, Jordan. The location where Jones searchs for the Holy Grail
  • Spain 13 Monsul Beach, Andalucía, Spain. the scene in which Connery uses his umbrella to take down an airplane was shot here
  • Germany 14 Bürresheim Castle, Germany. location where they shot the facade of the Austrian Braunwald Castle
  • Italy 15 Grand Canal, Venice, Italy. The location where Jones meets Greta and where the boat race takes place

Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)[edit]

  • United States 16 Hilo, Hawaii. The scenes that are supposed to take place in the Amazon jungle were actually shot in this location in Hawaii.
  • 17 Iguazu Falls. The rest of the shoots needed for the jungle scenes were taken at this location in South America due to a hurricane approaching Hawaii around the filming time.
  • United States 18 Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, New Mexico, USA.

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