Thursday, August 22, 2013

Real Life Locations That Inspired Disney Films

Unbelievable real life locations that inspired Disney films.

1. The royal castle in Sleeping Beauty

Based on Neuschwanstein castle in Bavaria, Germany

2. The sultan’s palace from Aladdin

Based on the Taj Mahal in Agra, India

3. Notre Dame cathedral in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Based on the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, France

4. Paradise Falls in Disney Pixar’s Up

Based on Angel Falls in Canaima National Park, Venezuela

5. Pride Rock in The Lion King

Based on a similar rock in the Serengeti of Kenya? False

6. Pacha’s village in The Emperor’s New Groove

Based on Machu Picchu in Cusco, Peru

7. The royal palace in Tangled

Based off Mont Saint-Michel in Normandy, France

9. Atlantic from Atlantis: The Lost Empire

Based very loosely off Angkor Wat in Siem Riep, Cambodia

10. Belle’s local village from Beauty and the Beast

Based on small villages in the Alsace region of France

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