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What is the geographic location of the pit Bruce Wayne is imprisoned in by Bane? Is this prison in Gotham or somewhere else? Bane and Bruce seems to travel between the two rather quickly. It seems like a Middle Eastern location when Talia's mother is dropped in.

Any ideas?

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Just FYI the shooting of the place surrounding the pit was in a fort in Jodhpur articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-07-10/news-interviews/… –  Aashish Katta Jul 24 '12 at 5:18
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The time lapse going on during the whole siege montage gives him plenty of time to somehow make it. I think he tries the wall the 3rd time, not long after the TV shows the siege at 84 days. So if he gets out within that week, he has 2 months or so to get back to the US and into Gotham. –  user1766 Jul 26 '12 at 3:45
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Is your question regarding where the location is in real life or where it is supposed to be in the movie? –  Bobby Alexander Feb 26 at 5:58

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It is shown that the first shot in the movie is in Pakistan, so it is most likely where the pit is.

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Do you have any proof for you claim? And have you read existing answer? –  Ankit Sharma Feb 4 at 6:18

The background when he comes out of the well was clearly Mehangarh fort,Jodhpur. But there is no well near by fort. They made a wall in a round shape, so that it looks like a well but some scenes (inside well) were shot in Jaipur (chand baori), Just search "DEEPEST STEP WELL".

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The pit, as was shown in the film, is located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. In the brief moment when Talia al Ghul comes out of it, one can see the Mehranghar Fort in the background.

Even Confirmed from Wkipedia

The third movie of The Dark Knight trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises, was partially shot around the Mehrangarh fort. A few scenes included the prison well within which Bruce Wayne is shown to have been imprisoned. There is one particular shot when Wayne emerges from the prison that actually gives a glimpse of the Mehrangarh Fort in the background.

The scene involving Ras al Ghul also seem to be filmed in fort.

The inside of the pit is a famous Step well called Chand Baori which is in Dausa district, Rajasthan, India.(Borrowed answer from Quora).

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The prison is located near the Mehrangarh fort of Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. I have visited this fort a couple of times as my maternal uncle resides there. Actually, if you look closely to the frame when Bruce Wayne comes out of the pit you can see blue houses beside the fort. That's because many of the houses in the city of Jodhpur are colored with blue lime. That's the reason why Jodhpur is also known as 'The Blue City'.

I think that clears your doubt and answers your question as well.

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If you could cite some specific references, I think you have a gold-mine of an answer here. –  TylerShads Jul 1 '13 at 12:14

The pit in the Dark Knight Rises is located is near the fort of Mahendragarh in India. It's located near Thar Desert in the Rajasthan state. I have seen local news paper headlines of the Dark Knight Rises team visiting here for shooting...

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Considering the chanting we hear ("Deh-shay, deh-shay bah-sah-rah, bah-sah-rah,") is Moroccan, I think we can assume the pit is is North Africa somewhere.

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+1 for the useful link. –  Dredd Jul 23 '12 at 21:55
    
Now to my next question, How did he get from Morocco to Gotham(which I am guessing is in New York)? –  karthik Jul 24 '12 at 5:45
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Ahh, that's the $64,000 question. The answer: movie physics. –  Nobby Jul 24 '12 at 12:11
    
@karthik Well, there passed some time during this whole occupation of Gotham and I'm sure even a poor Bruce Wayne finds a way back to Gotham in maybe 1-3 days. The harder question is how he actually got into the occupied city, but he'll manage that, too, I guess. –  Sonny Burnett Jul 26 '12 at 19:45
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My issue with this answer is that it claims the phrase is Moroccan. There are two distinct languages in Morocco: Moroccan Arabic and Berber. I did some digging and it looks like nobody can really agree on what language this is, but most people agree it isn't Moroccan Arabic. The article may just be blowing smoke (it does say "which is apparently Moroccan" without any conviction or sources). I don't think that an assumption about language is enough to support this answer. –  SocioMatt Sep 24 '12 at 16:03

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