As Disney movie's landscape is most stunning creations in animation. These fantasy worlds are so magical, it seems like these type of place are just imaginary. But, these places are real and around us only.
Below are the places which inspired the Disney movie makers.
Alsace is located on France's eastern border.This villages provide the inspiration for Belle's home of Little Town in Beauty and the Beast.
The royal Château de Chambord at Chambord France, is most recognizable in the world because of its unique French Renaissance architecture.The inspiration for the beast's castle in The Beauty And The Beast was from this marvelous place.
U.S. Route 66 is known as Wills Roger Highway. It's 2,451 mi long and most famous in America. Cars are largely based on the scenery.
This place was inspiration behind Elsa's Palace in Frozen.
It was the imperial place in china. It is located in the center of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum. Forbidden City wouldn't be built until over 1,000 years later (Mulan is set during the Han Dynasty which lasted from 200BC to 200AD).
The most visited Castle of Switzerland is situated on Lake Geneva. Sitting on the shores of Lake Geneva and the little fortress is believed to be the inspiration for Prince Eric's castle in the Little Mermaid
The Pixar movie Brave was set in the Scottish Highlands, this castle in particular was a big inspiration.
The French Laundry is a French restaurant located in Yountville. This restaurant is rated as one of the best in the world and was the inspiration for the Paris-based Ratatouille.
This is the festival of lights celebrated to bring luck and fulfill all the wish. The inspiration In tangled, when the parents released balloons to commemorate their daughter's death.
The Serengeti ecosystem is a geographical region in Africa. The Serengeti hosts the largest terrestrial mammal migration in the world. It was a huge inspiration behind the Lion King in Disney movies.
In Finding Nemo, the movie starts off in and around the Great Barrier Reef and ends up in Sydney Harbor.
Jackson Square is a historic park in the French Quarter of New Orleans. It was declared as National Historic Landmark.
This is an island in Normandy. The home of Rapunzel's parents in Tangled is based on this French commune.
Machu Picchu is situated in the Emperor's New Groove is set on a very similar mountainside.
In Cars, Ramone's House of Body Art is based on this real-life hotel along Route 66.