Let’s just admit it already that imagination can take us to places money can’t. Most of our ideas on an ideal holiday, a special date or an unforgettable adventure are inspired from the movies we have seen and the books we have read.
Putting together a list of the most interesting #fictional realms that almost compelled you to forget that they’re unreal. Special effects, descriptive texts, freaky imagination, graphics and animations involved to create these masterpieces have time and again proved that anything is possible and justified in the world of fiction.
Merging your dreams and consciousness, I’m sorry to remind you that you can’t buy a plane ticket to any of these cities but you certainly can go through the fascinating shots of these cities and feel nostalgic.
Storybrooke, Maine is a ‘Land Without Magic’ location featured on ABC’s Once Upon a Time in Wonderland and Once Upon a Time, a TV series that combined all the fairy tales we’ve heard of. If you wish to see the mix of medieval and modern day versions of Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping beauty and many others, they’re all in Storybrooke!
Bespin is a fictional planet, a gas giant in Star Wars films and books. The planet was first seen in the 1980 feature film The Empire Strikes Back. In The Empire Strikes Back, Bespin’s floating city Cloud City hovers suspended by an anti-gravity pod. The home of the most pivotal scene in the Star Wars trilogy is also a visually captivating fantasy world. Excluding the dealings within, the city’s backdrop set the very high standard that the final film had to live up to for its climactic scenes.
Argo City is referred differently in films, novel and television but as mentioned in the DC/ Dark Horse Comics crossover miniseries, a probe that appears to be Kryptonian crashes on Earth, and leads Superman to the realm with cryonically frozen Supergirl as the lone survivor of a small colony of Kryptonian settlers.
Toyland is the city where cartoon character, Noddy lives with his friends. It is one of the cutest cities ever shown in the history of cartoons where all characters are wooden toys.
Asgard is the name of a fictional city and its capital within the Marvel Comics universe, a small planetary body that serves as home to the Norse gods such as Thor and their ruler, Odin.
The Emerald City is the capital city of the fictional Land of Oz in L. Frank Baum’s Oz books, first described in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900).The Library of Congress has declared it “America’s greatest and best-loved homegrown fairytale. There’s even an upcoming American fantasy television series based on this book.
Rapture is a city in the BioShock series published by 2K Games. It is an underwater city that is the main setting for the games BioShock, BioShock 2 and the DLC BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea; it also briefly appears in BioShock Infinite.
Bedrock is the fictional prehistoric city that is home to the characters of the animated television series, The Flintstones. With a population of nearly 2500 people, Bedrock was generally presented as a medium-sized American city, with all the amenities with a “prehistoric” twist.
Midgar is the capital city and power base of the Shinra Electric Power Company in the world of the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII. Industrial cities don’t get any more epic than this. From the first shots of the game you understand that Midgar embodies the unchecked monster of industrial progress as it battles the life force of the very planet it mines.
King’s Landing is the capital of the Seven Kingdoms in British drama series, Game of Thrones. Located on the east coast of Westeros in the Crownlands, overlooking Blackwater Bay. It is the site of the Iron Throne and the Red Keep, the seat of the King of the Andals and the First Men. It enjoys a warm climate and life there is luxurious for those that can afford it.
Ever thought of Heaven and Hell as fictional cities? Well, I did! And why not?
Think about it!
Hogsmeade is one of the most popular fictional village that appears in Harry Potter series. It is a picturesque little village of cottages and shops, with enchanted candles hanging in the trees during the holidays. It is also near the location of the train station used by the Hogwarts Express.
Springfield is the fictional town in which the American animated sitcom The Simpsons is set. A mid-sized town in an undetermined state of the United States, Springfield acts as a complete universe in which characters can explore the issues faced by modern society.
Mahishmati was an ancient Indian city mentioned in several texts including Mahabharata and Digha Nikaya. This fictional Kingdom recently appeared in 2015’s biggest Indian blockbuster movie, Baahubali, The Beginning.
Gotham City! Needs no introduction!
Townsville is a fictional American city and the main setting of The Powerpuff Girls. The Narrator always opens each episode with the phrase: “The City of Townsville…” Despite its name however, Townsville is actually a city.
The Island is the geographic location of the Lost castaways, covering a period of at least 2000 years. From a literary perspective, the writers of Lost project the Island as both a location and an entity, with its own characteristics and influence. The Island has healing powers and cured paralysis and cancer of the characters in the series.
Metropolis is a fictional American city appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, best known as the home of Superman.
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is an open world action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. It’s the sixth title in the Grand Theft Auto series played from a third-person perspective in an open environment allowing the player to interact with the game world at their leisure.The game is set in 1986 within the fictional city of Vice City, which is based on Miami.
Zion is a city in The Matrix films. It is the last human city on the planet Earth after a cataclysmic nuclear war between mankind and sentient machines, which resulted in artificial life-forms dominating the world.
The Orbit City appeared in The Jetsons, an American cartoon series is a city on Earth. It is a city where all the homes and businesses are built on columns that allow buildings to be elevated into the sky.
Atlantis first appeared in Plato‘s dialogues and was relatively unused until the past few hundred years. Atlantis was supposedly a fierce naval power that dominated the seas until one day they found themselves deep within it. The reality of the city was debated and even mocked in its time, and people took little stock in the idea of the sinking city.
Mass Effect is a science fiction action role-playing third person shooter video game series developed by the Canadian company BioWare. World of this sci-fi RPG remembers the Citadel, the massive space station shaped something like a pentagram. Its population comes in at a whopping 13.2 million.
Star City is a fictional city that appears in stories published by DC Comics, best known as the traditional home of the superheroes known by, or affiliated with, the shared alias of Green Arrow. In TV series, Arrow, Star City is renamed “Starling City and has also been said to have a baseball team known as the “Starling Rockets” and a “Starling Comets” football team has been seen. The American drama series shows breath taking shots of this beautiful city’s skyline in its EVERY SINGLE EPISODE!