Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Filming Locations

A farm boy from a distant planet is recruited to fight in a rebellion against the galactic Empire.

Part of the Star Wars saga
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope was filmed in Tunisia, Guatemala, and United States of America.

La Grande Dune

Tatooine Dunes

C3P0 and R2D2 land on Tatooine and search for civilization. After splitting up, C3PO comes upon a large skeleton in the desert and then sees the Jawa sandcrawler in the distance. Later, stormtroopers land search near the escape pod.


Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

Tatooine Dunes

After leaving the crashed pod, C3PO and R2D2 can't decide which way to go and end up splitting up.


Artist's Palette

Jawa Canyon

R2D2 rolls through a canyon and is captured by Jawas.


سيدى بحلال (Sidi Bouhlel)

Jundland Wastes

Luke and C3PO are ambushed by Tuscan Raiders while searching for R2D2.

Jawa Rock

R2D2 is knocked out by the Jawas and carried away.

Mos Eisley Lookout

Obi-Wan shows Luke the town of Mos Eisley in the distance.


Hill near Artist's Palette


R2D2 is carried up to the waiting Sandcrawler.


شط الجريد‎ (Chott el Djerid)

Lars Homestead (exterior)

Luke lives with his aunt and uncle on their moisture farm where the Jawa visit and sell them R2D2 and C3PO. Later, Luke returns here to find the home burned.


Hotel Sidi Driss

Lars Homestead (interior)

Luke shares a meal with his aunt and uncle where they discuss the new droids and Luke's future.


Salt Pool Road

Landspeeder to Wastes

Luke drives with C3PO in his search for R2D2.

Landspeeder to Homestead

Luke rushes home after seeing the destroyed sandcrawler

Landspeeder to Mos Eisley

Luke, Obi-Wan, and the droids drive towards Mos Eisley.


Desolation Canyon

Bantha Canyon

Luke spots some Tuscan Raiders with their Bantha.


Building on Coast

Ben Kenobi's Home (exterior)

Luke visits Obi-Wan at his small home. This establishing shot was replaced with CG for the Special Edition.


Parking Lot (near سيدى بحلال (Sidi Bouhlel))

Destroyed Sandcrawler

Luke and Obi-Wan come upon a sandcrawler that has been attacked by Imperial troops.


Dante's View

View of Mos Eisley

Mos Eisley can be seen down in the valley.


Mosquée Sidi Jmour

Tosche Station

Deleted Scene: Luke visits his friend Biggs at Toshe Station and Biggs tells Luke he is joining the Rebel Alliance.

Entering Mos Eisley

Luke, Ben, and the droids arrive at Mos Eisley in the landspeeder.


Ajim Street

Mos Eisley Checkpoint

Obi-Wan convinces some stormtroopers to let them through a checkpoint.


Ajim Bakery

Mos Eisley Cantina

Luke and Obi-Wan meet Han in the cantina while the droids wait outside.


Temple IV (Tikal National Park)

Yavin 4 Base

The Millennium Falcon arrives at the rebel base on Yavin 4.