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Oscar-worthy travel: 8 destinations every film buff needs to visit

As Meryl Streep, Daniel Kaluuya and Mary J. Blige ready themselves for this Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony, millions of movie fans are waiting to see who will take home those Oscar coveted gold statues.

Win or lose, the locations where those Best Picture nominees were filmed — think North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains for Ebbing, Missouri; Sacramento for “Ladybird” — may become as famous as the actors who starred in them.

But often, much of the magic is created in the studio. Fortunately, there are excellent museums and studio tours that allow film fans to get a taste of the magic that is the movies.

  • The Making of Harry Potter, London, United Kingdom
  • Bollywood Tours, Mumbai, India

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