27 Disney Locations That Were Actually Inspired From Real Life

Disney movies are the stuff dreams are made of. Most of us have grown up on the staple diet of Disney movies and cartoons. Disney was our first introduction to animation.

The locations in Disney movies are no less than magical. And this magic has extended to all little girls who always imagined themselves as little princesses and awed at the castles they saw on the screen.

Guess what? Those are not all imaginary. Some of them really exist and have served as an inspiration to Disney. Here are a few examples and other locations in Disney cartoons which are just as real.

1. The castle in Brave – Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland


2. Finding Nemo – Great Barrier Reef, Australia


3. Frozen – Norway


4. Peter Pan – London, UK


5. Big Hero – San Francisco, California, US


6. Oliver & Company – New York, US


7. The castle in Sleeping Beauty – Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria


8. Belle’s village in Beauty & the Beast – Alsace, France


9. The castle in Tangled – Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy, France


10.Up – Angel Falls, Venezuela


11. Agrabah in Aladdin – Taj Mahal, Agra, India


12. Mulan – Forbidden City, Beijing, China


13. Eric’s castle in The Little Mermaid – Chateau De Chillon, Lake Geneva, Switzerland


14. The Game Zone in Wreck-It Ralph – Grand Central Terminal, New York City


15. The Castle in Beauty and the Beast – Chateau De Chambord, Loir-Et-Cher, France


16. The Chapel in Frozen – St. Olaf’s Church, Balestrand, Norway


17. The Princess And The Frog – Louisiana Bayous, US


18. Cars – U-Drop Inn, Shamrock, Texas


19. The layout of the city in Atlantis: The Lost Empire – Angkor Wat, Angkor, Cambodia


20. The castle in Snow White – Segovia Castle, Spain


23. The Lion King – The Serengeti, Africa


25. Pooh’s house in Winnie the Pooh – Ashdown Forest


27. The floating lights ritual in Tangled – The Festival of Yi Peng, Thailand

Aren’t all of these just as beautiful as they looked in the movie?

Let us know in the comment section!

Till then, keep the dreams alive. Someday they might turn true. :)



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