Star Wars – Tikal

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In Star Wars – A New Hope, Han flies the Falcon over Yavin IV where he is checked by the rebels in a tiny tower. The location for this shoot is in The Americas in Tikal. The hidden rebel base is ofcourse the famous Maya tempel in Tikal.

Tikal

A New Hope – Exteriors Lars Homestead

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Several miles away from the hotel location used for Lars Homestead, the exteriors were filmed. This is the place where Luke watched the twin sunset.