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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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2,334 1,058
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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2,411 875
Star Wars Universe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Star Wars Universe

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1,599 1,061
Narnia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Narnia

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1,844 909
Westeros is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Westeros

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1,091 959
Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Wonderland

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1,130 765
Atlantis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Atlantis

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1,065 865
Neverland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Neverland

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1,220 899
Star Trek Universe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Star Trek Universe

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883 982
Oz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Oz

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1,288 696
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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926 424
Asgard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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611 618
The Whoniverse is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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678 795
Dune is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Dune

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640 571
Forgotten Realms is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Forgotten Realms

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548 700
Springfield is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Springfield

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350 671
Britannia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Britannia

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800 608
Hyrule is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Hyrule

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526 428
The Wheel of Time is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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631 468
Firefly is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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553 588
Discworld is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Discworld

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482 525
Pandora is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
JimJenkins added Pandora

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396 173
Marvel Universe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
BaruchLalaev added Marvel Universe

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381 326
Labryinth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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299 258
Fantasia/fantastica (neverendi... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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335 210
DC Comics is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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503 388
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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196 435
Mystic Falls is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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501 225
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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450 445
Azeroth is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Azeroth

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261 185
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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263 186
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
BenNicholson added Futurama

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160 88
Camelot is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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228 375
Gulliver's Travels is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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337 346
Mass Effect is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
wiabux added Mass Effect

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383 491
Mushroom Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Mushroom Kingdom

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195 162
Florin (the Princess Bride) is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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248 363
Jurrasic Park 2: Lost World is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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316 193
Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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179 258
Toontown is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
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197 361
Krynn is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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230 398
Terra Nova is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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136 172
The World of Shannara is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
EdLooney added The World of Shannara

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90 106
The Way of Kings is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
JimBarker added The Way of Kings

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258 160
The Chronicles of Narnia is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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235 318
Earthsea is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
Earthsea

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331 389
Tron is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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123 166
Buffy the Vampire Slayer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds

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107 125
The Matrix Universe is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
BaruchLalaev added The Matrix Universe

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286 129
Narnia is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Fantasy Worlds
freelancerrh added Narnia