Harrison Ford is renowned for portraying several iconic characters in the history of Hollywood. He has received worldwide fandom for his role of Han Solo ("Star Wars"), Rick Deckard ("Blade Runner") and U.S. President James Marshall ("Air Force One").
Apart from these roles, Ford received international recognition for portrayal of archaeology professor and a treasure hunter Indiana Jones in "Raider of the Lost Ark" (1981). The immense success of the movie led to two more sequels namely "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" (1989) and "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" (2008).
Indiana Jones movies are known for the exotic locations from all around the world where Indy embarks on various adventures. Fans have always been fascinated by these locations and always look forward to visit some of those.
Zee Studio is all set to air "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" on July 31 at 1 pm. As Indy prepares himself for his next adventure, here are 5 locations from the movies where you can go for your next vacation.
Hule'ia National Wildlife Refuge
Located in Kauai, Hawaii, the iconic jungle chase scenes in "Raiders of the Lost Ark" were shot in this place, even though in the movie it was said to be Peru. One of the most prominent scenes shot here was the famous rolling-boulder one.
Sidi Bouhlel Canyon
One of the major scenes where Indy fought against the Nazis was shown to take place in Egypt in "Raiders of the Lost Ark." However, in reality, it was shot in the desserts of Tozeur, Tunisia. One of the scenes from "Star Wars" movie was also shot here.
La Pallice Port U-boat Pens
The port, which is situated in La Rochelle, France, was used to film the scene where Nazis' U-boat base of World War II era was shown. Since the port served as the base in real too, Spielberg decided to shoot in the location.
Indy was shown to be in pursuit of the Holy Grail in "The Last Crusade." The palace where the grail was hidden is actually a real-life building known as "The Treasury" which is situated in Petra, Jordan. a giant, ornately carved sandstone temple facade, which dates back to the first century AD.
In one of the scenes in "The Last Crusade," Indy and his father (Sean Connery) were forced to emergency land a plane on a sandy beach. They were being chased by the hostiles who were after Indy's map. The whole scene was filmed on Monsul Beach in the province of Almería in Andalucía, Spain, in Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park.