Do Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas Have a 'Game of Thrones' Castle in Their House?

Consider this a quarantine-inspired investigation.

  • In Instagram Story posts shared while they're quarantining together, Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas gave fans a peek inside their home.
  • In the background of one video, there appears to be a castle—begging the question: Do Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas have a Game of Thrones castle in their house as a tribute to Sophie's hit HBO series? 
  • Here, we do a deep dive to answer that question.

As people around the world self-isolate to do their part to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, celebrities have been sharing more and more videos—both on social media and via more traditional media outlets like talk shows and late night shows—that give fans a glimpse inside the spaces they call home.

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas have never been shy about letting fans into their private world, but we're getting even more looks their home life than ever now that they're quarantining together. In one recent TikTok video shared by Joe, fans couldn't help but notice a castle in the background, casually chilling in the couple's home.

Take a look for yourself, in case you missed the video (or just the hidden background castle):

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Let's zoom in a bit, for a better look:

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So, is this castle a nod to Sophie's HBO hit, Game of Thrones? Let's investigate by comparing Sophie and Joe's castle to the most iconic castles from the series.

Is Sophie and Joe's castle Dragonstone?

No, it's not:

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Dragonstone, Daenerys Targaryen’s ancestral home, compared to Sophie and Joe’s castle.

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Is Sophie and Joe's castle Winterfell?

Definitely not:

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Winterfell, the Stark family castle, compared to Sophie and Joe’s castle.

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Is Sophie and Joe's castle Castle Black?

That'd be a "hell no":

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Castle Black, aka the castle at The Wall, compared to Sophie and Joe’s castle.

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Is Sophie and Joe's castle The Red Keep?

Nope, sure isn't:

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The Red Keep, better known as the Lannister stronghold in King’s Landing, compared to Sophie and Joe’s castle.

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Is Sophie and Joe's castle The Eyrie?

Not even close:

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The Eyrie, where Sansa Stark went with Little Finger on Game of Thrones, compared to Sophie and Joe’s castle.

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So what IS Sophie and Joe's castle?

Our best guess, after a bit of internet sleuthing: Sophie and Joe's castle is not Game of Thrones-related at all. In fact, it's tied to a completely different magical, British fandom: Harry Potter.

The castle visible in the background of Joe and Sophie's video appears to be a LEGO version of Hogwarts castle:

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LEGO’s Hogwarts castle, compared to Sophie and Joe’s castle.

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And, if you want to take a cue from Sophie and Joe and beat your quarantine boredom by constructing a LEGO Hogwarts, you can—but it will cost you. The full, 6,020-piece version of the castle is sold out most places and runs for $800 on Walmart's website:

If that's too rich for your blood, smaller version is available at Target for a fraction of the price—$80, to be exact:

We'll consider this case closed unless further evidence is presented.

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Kayleigh Roberts
Weekend Editor

Kayleigh Roberts is a freelance writer and editor with more than 10 years of professional experience. Her byline has appeared in Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, The Atlantic, Allure, Entertainment Weekly, MTV, Bustle, Refinery29, Girls’ Life Magazine, Just Jared, and Tiger Beat, among other publications. She's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.