The Best Fantasy Worlds

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This is a list of the most awesome, spectacular, and entertaining fantasy worlds created. These fantasy worlds are not always just from books, but also from movies and fantasy games, too. This is a ranking of the greatest, most imaginative worlds ever dreamed up. Vote for your favorite mythical worlds, and add fantasy world names that you notice are missing. And certainly, feel free to re-rank this list in any order you want.

Some of the most iconic fantasy worlds ever created are those from books (and many have some pretty fun names as well). We all owe a debt of gratitude to the best fantasy authors for dreaming up these exotic lands. Some fantasy lands, like Middle Earth, Dune, and Narnia, made incredibly successful jumps from fantasy fiction to film. They are absolutely worthy of inclusion among the greatest fantasy movies of all time. Others, like Terra Nova (from FOX's ill-fated TV show of the same name), intrigued, but failed to prove popular enough to stay on the air. Terra Nova, sadly, joins this list of great TV shows canceled before their time.

What fantasy world do you think is the greatest ever? That's certainly subjective. Fans of Star Wars and Star Trek could probably argue back and forth about this for decades. Oh, wait, they have!

Anyway, just vote. It's time to decide, once and for all, which fantasy world is the best ever created.
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    Middle Earth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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    Middle Earth

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    Star Wars Universe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


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    Narnia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


    Narnia

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    Westeros is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


    Westeros

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    Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


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    Atlantis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


    Atlantis

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    Neverland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


    Neverland

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    Star Trek Universe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


    Star Trek Universe

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    Oz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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    Asgard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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    Dune is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


    Dune

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    Britannia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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    Britannia

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    The Whoniverse is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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    The Whoniverse

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    Springfield is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


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    Hyrule is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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    Discworld is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


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    Pandora is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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    Pandora

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    Forgotten Realms is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


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    Mystic Falls is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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    Fantasia/fantastica (neverendi... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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    Fantasia/fantastica (neverending Story)

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    Mushroom Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


    Mushroom Kingdom

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    Azeroth is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


    Azeroth

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    The World of Avatar: the Last ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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    The World of Avatar: the Last Airbender

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    Florin (the Princess Bride) is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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    Florin (the Princess Bride)

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    Earthsea is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


    Earthsea

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    Hyboria is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


    Hyboria

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    The Halo Ring is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


    The Halo Ring

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    Storybrook is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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    LOST Island is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


    LOST Island

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    Dreamlands is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


    Dreamlands

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    Pern is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


    Pern

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    Rapture Bioshock is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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    Tír na nÓg is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds


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