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DUBROVNIK, Croatia: Shepherding tourists through the arches and towers of Croatia's medieval walled city of Dubrovnik, Ivan Vukovic spends half his time leading tours of a capital that doesn't exist: the fictional King's Landing from "Game of Thrones". The two cities now rival each other for fame after Dubrovnik already a tourist and cruise ship magnet became a set in 2011 for the cult HBO series, whose final season starts on April 14 .After Dubrovnik's debut in season two, the HBO show attracted more than 244,000 tourists who spent some 126 million euros to Dubrovnik between 2012 and 2015, according to the Zagreb-based Institute of Economics.Tour guide Vukovic also remarks on how the old city has been turned into a shopping mall for tourists, whose Instagram posts often feature #KingsLanding as the second hashtag after Dubrovnik.
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