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And the award for best home goes to… Despite the overwhelming popularity of LOTR, Hobbiton, as I first read it years ago and then on film, remains one of my favorite imaginary places to live. In New Zealand, where the sets were built – and remain – visits can be made to Bilbo’s big round door, sitting serenely in the hillside. Though the insides are not complete, it is still worth a visit, even online.

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