Samantha Highfill
December 04, 2015 AT 12:00 PM EST

The Original family has lived all over the world. Literally, after more than 1,000 years, they’ve probably visited every possible city in the world … or at least the interesting ones. But it’s New Orleans that they now call home. However, the show shoots in Georgia, on a series of numerous beautiful, impressively elaborate sets. 

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While EW was on set, Originals star Phoebe Tonkin took us on a quick set tour through the Mikaelson compound, Hayley’s new apartment, the wardrobe department, and more. Now’s your chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at how the show creates New Orleans every week.

The Originals airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET on The CW.

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