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Marvel Comics is a comic book publisher, which together with DC Comics is the caretaker of the American superhero genre, featuring characters such as Spider-Man and Hulk.


Tower Bridge

Marvel characters have been adapted to motion pictures since 1944 with Captain America.

With the 2008 Iron Man, Marvel Studios began independent production of a continuity named the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which as of 2019, consists of more than 20 live-action films. They have been shot in many locations around the world, most of them available to visit.

The main filming locations of the Marvel Cinematic Universe film series

Map of Marvel Cinematic Universe

Iron Man (2008)

The movie was primarily shot in California. Here are some notable places:

  • 1 Alabama Hills (California, United States). The intro scene of the movie was shot because the dessert looks like Afghanistan Alabama Hills (Q1505269) on Wikidata Alabama Hills on Wikipedia

Iron Man 2 (2010)

  • 2 Unisphere. The main element of the Stark expo is the large globe in the middle of the expo. This globe exists in the real world in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park. Unisphere (Q717956) on Wikidata Flushing Meadows–Corona Park on Wikipedia
  • 3 Randy's Donuts. The scene with iron man sitting in the big donut was filmed here.
Monaco Port and Track
  • 4 Monte Carlo. The race track used in the first attack of Vanko is the same track used for the real Grand Prix de Monaco. Although many scenes contain famous buildings, most were recreated on studio backlots. Monaco Grand Prix (Q9102) on Wikidata Monaco_Grand_Prix on Wikipedia

Thor (2011)

See Vikings and the Old Norse for mythological background to the Thor franchise.

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

  • 5 Titanic Hotel (Liverpool, United Kingdom). after Captain America is injected with the super serum, a HYDRA agent steals the serum, and a chase ensues. A part of the chase is on the Brooklyn Pier 13. instead of filming it there, they chose to film it in Liverpool

Marvel's The Avengers (2012)

  • 6 Public Square (Cleveland, Ohio, United States). One of the first confrontations with Loki was on a square in Stuttgart, Germany. But it was actually filmed in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
  • 7 Grand Central Terminal (New York City, United States). Grand Central Terminal (Q11290) on Wikidata Grand Central Terminal on Wikipedia

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

The Royal Naval College
  • 8 The Royal Naval College. Built by Christopher Wren in 1694 as the Greenwich Hospital for the relief and support of seamen and their dependants and the improvement of navigation. Royal Naval College (Q15089213) on Wikidata Royal Naval College, Greenwich on Wikipedia

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Liège-Guillemins railway station
  • 9 Liège-Guillemins railway station (Liège, Belgium). This train station was used as the base for Xandar Plaza. Liège-Guillemins railway station (Q801116) on Wikidata Liège-Guillemins_railway_station on Wikipedia

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Fort Bard
  • 10 Fort Bard (Aosta Valley, Italy). The Hydra fortress seen at the film's beginning is located here. Fort Bard (Q2255867) on Wikidata Fort Bard on Wikipedia
Seoul Floating Island
  • 11 Seoul Floating Island (Seoul, South Korea). U-Gin Genetics, the place where Ultron tries to acquire a synthetic body, is actually a Convention center Some Sevit (Q7451660) on Wikidata Sebitseom on Wikipedia

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

  • 12 Leipzig/Halle Airport (Leipzig, Germany). This is the airport that was the stage for the big confrontation of the film. Leipzig/Halle Airport (Q668382) on Wikidata Leipzig/Halle_Airport on Wikipedia

Doctor Strange (2016)

Black Panther (2018)

Although Wakanda was depicted as a city in the heart of Africa, most of Black Panther was not filmed on the continent.

But some scenes were filmed on location.

Iguazu Falls

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

  • 16 Waverley Station (Edinburgh, United Kingdom). The first fight of the B team starts in this train station. Edinburgh Waverley railway station (Q800716) on Wikidata Station Edinburgh Waverley on Wikipedia

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

Black Widow (2021)

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)

Eternals (2021)

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)

Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022)

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023)

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2023)

This film is mostly set in space. So there are no earthly locations to visit.

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