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Tolkien Tourism

Photo: Rachel Lovinger, View from inside the Hobbit hole

Wikipedia: Tolkien tourism is a phenomenon of fans of The Lord of the Rings fictional universe travelling (set-jetting) to sites of film- and book-related significance. It is especially notable in New Zealand, site of the movie trilogy by Peter Jackson, where it is credited as having raised the annual tourism numbers.

Headlines
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/lord-rings-tv-series-film-new-zealand-1240550

Movie Set Tours
https://www.hobbitontours.com/en/stay-play/lotr-hobbit-tours

Elsewhere on the Web
https://www.newzealand.com/us/the-lord-of-the-rings-trilogy

Photos
Hobbiton, The Shire

Hobbiton

Hobbiton

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Tolkien tourism

Planeta.com

New Zealand = Aotearoa

Set-Jetting

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