Inside of Sidi Bouhlel. Photo by Panegyrics of Granovetter on Flickr

Known locally as Star Wars Canyon, Sidi Bouhlel is a desert ravine which was the filming location for Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977). This is the gorge where R2-D2 is captured by the Jawas.

Jawas capturing Artoo. Image ©Disney/Lucasfilm

Lucas used this area again for Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) in the scene when Indiana Jones threatens the Nazis with a bazooka.

Indy taking action. Image ©Disney/Lucasfilm

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