A tag used to refer to tie a real-life location (Earthly or beyond) to a fictional setting.

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Is the real world address of Rose Tyler's flat known?

I'm currently in London and as far as sight-seeing goes for a Doctor Who fan ... well, let's just say a picture of Bad Wolf's flat would be the whovianst thing to send back to my fellow Whovians back ...
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Exotic Spice & Tea Shop Location

Was the location or address of the Exotic Spice & Tea Shop in the television show Grimm ever shown?
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Is “the dairy” referring to a specific location?

In S2E07 of Grimm, Nick states that Juliette's father used to take her to watch fireworks at the dairy. Is this referring to a specific location by this name or a generic dairy? Many locations in the ...
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In the E.T. Movie, or in the novels, is there an indication to an actual galaxy that's his fictional home?

In movies and sometimes books, an alien species on earth will point at a star or galaxy, if not outright name an actual galaxy they're from. Is there a specific reference made in the movie or the two ...
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Are any locations in the Lord of the Rings based on real places?

I recall reading somewhere that some of the places in the Shire in the Lord of the Rings were actually based on some real locations around where Tolkien grew up in the West Midlands here in the UK (I ...
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Where is Helen Magnus' sanctuary located?

Anyone know in what rough area the primary sanctuary location - Helen's sanctuary - is located? I know they've always kept it somewhat vague and not really said specifically. But the destroyed bridge, ...
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Is “Lost Girl” set in any particular city/location?

In the US, the Syfy channel has so far shown the first three episodes of the first season of Lost Girl. I've watched them all, but perhaps not attentively enough: I don't recall if any of the ...
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In SGU: Blockade (2.19) where is the actual location that was used for the city?

I'm talking about the "crap, we dialed Pittsburgh" city. Was that a set or an actual city/town? And if it was a city/town, does anyone know where that is?
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Where in the real world is the farm that has the ash tree from Neil Gaiman's American Gods?

Many webpages discuss visiting some of the real locations from the American Gods book. I have seen a few discussions about which town in Wisconsin served as inspiration for Lakeside. What I can not ...