The only item more impressive than 007's stunts in the James Bond films are the locations in which they're filmed.
We went through Sony's production notes for "Skyfall" due out November 9 to take a look at exactly where the film takes place.
Originally, six countries in total were supposed to be featured in the film; however, due to reported budget cuts in January, shooting was to stay primarily in the UK.
Production used 31 different sets on eight sound stages at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire alone for filming.
Despite the cutbacks, the film was able to shoot on location in Scotland, China, and Turkey as well.
There are no real spoilers; however, if you want to spare yourself of any Bond related news prior to the "Skyfall" release next month, we suggest you turn away.
The pre-title sequence for "Skyfall" is shot in Turkey's cities of Istanbul and Adana. Below is home to Istanbul's Eminonu Square ...
It's the third film to be shot in Istanbul after "From Russia with Love" and "The World Is Not Enough."
... which Bond races in a high-pursuit chase. An area consisting of more than 250 market stalls was created by the art and props department this scene.
Filming at Istanbul's Grand Bazaar was only allowed on Sundays when it was closed due to the harm that could come to its 400,000 daily visitors.
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