Filming location in The Witcher Series

Filming Location
Nilfgaard’s attack on Cintra´s Gate

Nilfgaard attacks the inner keep’s gate that is shielded by magic. This intense scene was captured in Hungary, near the town of Komárom. For those eager to witness the filming location firsthand, refer to the map pin icon in your navigation tool.

Ciri: “How long will it hold?”
Mousesack: “As long as I hold.”

Where was Nilfgaard’s attack on Cintra´s Gate filmed?

The high-stakes sequence of Nilfgaard’s assault on Cintra was brought to life at Fort Monostor (Monostori Erod), located close to Komárom, in the Komárom-Esztergom county of Hungary.

More about Fort Monostor (Monostori Erod)

Built in the mid-19th century, Fort Monostor is one of Central Europe’s largest fortification systems. It has played a crucial role in various military campaigns over the years, from the Austro-Hungarian Empire to World War II. Today, Fort Monostor is open to the public as a museum, offering visitors a journey through its vast underground system and panoramic views of the Danube River.

Scenes filmed at Fort Monostor (Monostori Erod)

Nilfgaard’s Assault on Cintra
(Season 1 Episode 1: The Ends Beginning)
Mousesack (Adam Levy), the court wizard, desperately casts a spell on the keep’s gates, trying to repel the Nilfgaardian assault. As the magic shields the entrance, Nilfgaardian archers shoot flaming arrows at the gate. Despite his efforts, cracks in the barrier begin to show, suggesting the magical defense won’t hold for much longer.

The Witcher’s Imprisonment
(Season 1 Episode 7: Before A Fall)
Escorted by Eist Tuirseach (Björn Hlynur Haraldsson), the Witcher exits the castle while discussing Queen Calanthe (Jodhi May) and Ciri (Freya Allan). Noticing the Witcher’s (Henry Cavill) stubborn resolve to save Ciri if she’s endangered, Eist decides to act. Without warning, he allows the gates to fall shut, effectively imprisoning the Witcher within the castle’s formidable walls.

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