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Queen Elizabeth II took a tour to the sets of hit TV show 'Game of Thrones'.

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh met cast and production members of HBO's hit TV show 'Game of Thrones' during a tour of their set in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Queen Elizabeth looks at the Iron Throne next to Game of Thrones cast members Kit Harington (2nd R), Conleth Hill (C) and Lena Headey (L). (Source: Reuters)

But the 88-year-old monarch apparently declined to sit on the show's sword-covered Iron Throne.

Queen Elizabeth looks at the Iron Throne as she meets members of the cast on the set of the television series Game of Thrones. (Source: Reuters)

Queen Elizabeth looks at costumes and props on the sets of Game of Thrones. (Source: Reuters)-

The Queen and Prince Philip also viewed some of the props that have featured in the hit fantasy show, which wrapped up its fourth season recently.

Queen Elizabeth talks to an unidentified guest as she looks at props on the sets of Game of Thrones. (Source: Reuters)

Before leaving, they were presented with a miniature version of the infamous Iron Throne that appears in the series, based on JRR Martin's books.

Queen Elizabeth holds a miniature Iron Throne. (Source: Reuters)

Queen Elizabeth looks at props during her visit to the set of the television series Game of Thrones. (Source: Reuters)

Queen Elizabeth looks at props during her visit to the set of the television series Game of Thrones. (Source: Reuters)

Queen Elizabeth talks to an unidentified guest as she looks at props on the sets of Game of Thrones. (Source: Reuters)

Queen Elizabeth looks at props during her visit to the set of the television series Game of Thrones. (Source: Reuters)

Queen Elizabeth looks at costumes and props on the sets of Game of Thrones. (Source: Reuters)