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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
Middle Earth

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Hogwarts School of Witchcraft ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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

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

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

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

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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
Oz

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1,182 632
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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811 383
Asgard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Jo Swo added Asgard

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554 551
The Whoniverse is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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Dune is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Dune

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

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

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

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572 420
Firefly is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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Forgotten Realms is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Forgotten Realms

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

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The Wheel of Time is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
17PanajotovicS added The Wheel of Time

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Pandora is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
JimJenkins added Pandora

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312 145
Marvel Universe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
BaruchLalaev added Marvel Universe

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Labryinth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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Fantasia/fantastica (neverendi... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
MatthewGill added Fantasia/fantastica (neverending Story)

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DC Comics is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
MaxStronge added DC Comics

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Mystic Falls is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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The World of Avatar: the Last ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the ... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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226 165
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
BenNicholson added Futurama

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211 351
Gulliver's Travels is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
mwahahahaha added Gulliver's Travels

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Camelot is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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Mushroom Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Mushroom Kingdom

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Azeroth is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Azeroth

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Mass Effect is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
wiabux added Mass Effect

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170 143
Florin (the Princess Bride) is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
coyotedoorknob added Florin (the Princess Bride)

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Jurrasic Park 2: Lost World is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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Toontown is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
bojanthebest added Toontown

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Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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Krynn is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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

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Tron is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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215 303
Earthsea is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Earthsea

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113 154
The World of Shannara is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
EdLooney added The World of Shannara

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226 148
The Chronicles of Narnia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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108 143
Buffy the Vampire Slayer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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91 104
The Matrix Universe is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
BaruchLalaev added The Matrix Universe

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256 363
The Halo Ring is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
The Halo Ring

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The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
bojanthebest added The Jetsons