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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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2,251 827
Star Wars Universe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Star Wars Universe

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1,494 996
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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1,033 888
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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994 814
Neverland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Neverland

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1,154 857
Star Trek Universe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Star Trek Universe

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846 926
Oz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Oz

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1,212 654
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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842 399
Asgard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Jo Swo added Asgard

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568 577
The Whoniverse is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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651 756
Dune is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Dune

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612 541
Forgotten Realms is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Forgotten Realms

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524 669
Springfield is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Springfield

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

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

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531 560
Discworld is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Discworld

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589 441
Firefly is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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491 406
The Wheel of Time is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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467 504
Pandora is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
JimJenkins added Pandora

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339 157
Marvel Universe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
BaruchLalaev added Marvel Universe

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360 309
Labryinth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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282 242
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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Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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Mystic Falls 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
Mcfd added The World of Avatar: the Last Airbender

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

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243 173
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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240 176
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
BenNicholson added Futurama

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136 80
Camelot is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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216 365
Gulliver's Travels is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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322 334
Mass Effect is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
wiabux added Mass Effect

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374 480
Mushroom Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Mushroom Kingdom

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177 154
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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237 351
Jurrasic Park 2: Lost World is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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295 180
Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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170 247
Toontown is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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189 350
Krynn is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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225 386
Terra Nova is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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225 307
Earthsea is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Earthsea

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121 160
The World of Shannara is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
EdLooney added The World of Shannara

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317 377
Tron is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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234 153
The Chronicles of Narnia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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71 95
The Way of Kings is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
JimBarker added The Way of Kings

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112 152
Buffy the Vampire Slayer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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96 109
The Matrix Universe is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
BaruchLalaev added The Matrix Universe

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261 369
The Halo Ring is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
The Halo Ring