Cersei Lannister’s walk of shame
Cersei Lannister is forced to walk naked through the streets of King’s Landing as atonement for having committed adultery. The walk of shame or the walk of atonement takes place in several streets in Dubrovnik, Croatia. To find the exact filming locations read on or click on the map pointer in the image section above.
“A sinner comes before you, Cersei of House Lannister. Mother to His Grace, King Tommen, widow of His Grace, King Robert. She has committed the acts of falsehood and fornication. She has confessed her sins, and begged for forgiveness. To demonstrate her repentance, she will cast aside all pride, all artifice, and present herself as the gods made her… to you, the good people of this city. She comes before you with a solemn heart, shorn of secrets, naked before the eyes of gods and men, to make her walk of atonement.”
Where did they film the Cersei’s walk of shame scenes?
The famous walk of shame, or as they call it in the story Cersei’s walk of atonement, is filmed on more than one location. We will not cover all of them because some sections of the walk are really short and it’s not 100% sure where exactly they were filmed. All of the sections of the walk of shame were filmed inOld Town of Dubrovnik, Croatia.
The Baroque Staircase to the Church of St. Ignatius
The most prominent part of Cersei’s walk is where it begins, on the baroque staircase which leads from the Gundulic Square up to the Square where the Church of St. Ignatius and the Collegium Ragusinum are.
Hint: Click on the map pointer icon in the image section on top to find the exact location of the baroque staircase.
After the High Sparrow holds his speech on the stairs, Cersei is stripped of her clothes and is forced to start walking down the stairs and then to the Ulica uz Jezuite (street) in the direction of the Gundulic Square.
St. Dominic Street
After passing some narrower alleyways full of spectators the walk of atonement comes to the St. Dominic Street (Ulica svetog Dominika) by the Dominican Monastery which is located in the northeast part of the old town. This same location was used in several other scenes like the one where Tyrion Lannister sees a protesters speech about himself.
Cersei’s walk of atonement ends at the Red Keep’s gate where the guards are already waiting for her. To portrait the Red Keep’s gate the filmmaker chose the East entrance to the Old Town of Dubrovnik called the Ploče Gate.
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The scene filmed in Dubrovnik:
Cersei’s walk of shame through the alleys of King’s Landing
(Season 5, Episode 10: “Mother’s Mercy”)