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Did You Know There’s A Real Hobbit Town In New Zealand?

Love Lord Of The Rings? Even if you don't, you'll find these miniature homes totally fascinating

Photo: Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

Did you know that Hobbit Town was a real place in New Zealand?

Apparently when Peter Jackson came across Alexander Farm on the North Island of New Zealand, he thought it would be ideal place to film Hobbiton for theĀ Lord of the Rings trilogy, according to Twisted Sifter.

Photo: Hobbiton Movie Set Tours
Photo: Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

Now they’ve recreated the entire set for visitors to wonder around, complete with 44 unique hobbit holes plusĀ the Green Dragon Pub, Mill, double arched bridge and the Party Tree.

Photo: Hobbiton Movie Set Tours
Photo: Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

It’s still a working farm, owned by the Alexander family with 13,000 sheep and 300 Angus beef cattle.

Check out the amazing photos below…

Photo: Hobbiton Movie Set Tours
Photo: Hobbiton Movie Set Tours
Photo: Hobbiton Movie Set Tours
Photo: Hobbiton Movie Set Tours
Photo: Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

Fancy visiting? Hobbiton is just a two hour drive from Auckland. You can check out more info on their website here.

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