Filming location in The Witcher Series

Filming Location
Geralt meets the Sorcerer Stregobor

Geralt of Rivia meets with the sorcerer Stregobor at his Tower. The filming of this scene took place in the city of Budapest, Hungary. If you’re keen to find the exact spot, look out for the map pin icon in your navigation.

“Evil is evil, Stregobor. Lesser, greater, middling, it’s all the same. I’m not judging you. I haven’t only done good in my life either. But now, if I have to choose between one evil and another… then I prefer not to choose at all.”

Geralt of Rivia

Where was the scene filmed where Gerald met Stregobor?

The pivotal meeting between Geralt and Stregobor takes place at a small courtyard next to Jaki Chapel (Jáki kápolna) inside the Vajdahunyad Castle, situated near Budapest, Hungary.

More about Vajdahunyad Castle

Vajdahunyad Castle, constructed between 1896 and 1908, was initially designed as a temporary exhibit for the 1896 Millennium Exhibition in Hungary. Over time, it became one of Budapest’s most iconic landmarks, showcasing a mix of architectural styles, from Romanesque to Gothic Revival. Today, the castle is home to the Hungarian Agricultural Museum, attracting visitors with its rich history and impressive architecture.

The Scene filmed at Vajdahunyad Castle

Geralt meets the sorcerer Stregobor
(Season1, Episode 1: The End’s Beginning transcript)
In this intense moment, Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill) and the sorcerer Stregobor (Lars Mikkelsen) have a tense exchange, with Stregobor attempting to hire the Witcher to kill Renfri (Emma Appleton).

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