Many will think that the wonderful landscapes and corners that appear in Hollywood animated films come out of the fanciful imagination of animators and screenwriters. But this is not entirely true. Many times the creators are based on real places to set the adventures of the protagonists. We go through 7 incredible places of Disney movie.
1. The Taj Mahal in 'Aladdin'Taj Mahal, India - RuthChoi
It was evident that a setting film in the Old East like "Aladdin" needed spectacular references To make her pretty. And the animators of Disney did not fall short, since they were fixed nothing more and nothing less than in the Taj Mahal.
This building served as inspiration to create the Sultan's palace in Ágrabah during the movie, but it was actually built by Emperor Shah Jahan to preserve the memory of his third wife back in the 17th century.
2. Angel Falls in 'Up'Angel Falls, Venezauela - Alice Nerr
Without a doubt, one of the most beautiful films that has come out of the Disney factory in recent years has been "Up." In addition, to his touching script had to add a touch of spectacularity. And they did not fall short, since the writers used the spectacular Angel Falls as inspiration.
Angel Falls is an incredible waterfall almost one kilometer high which is located in the Canaima National Park, in Venezuela. So that no detail was missing, the creators of “Up” traveled to the Latin American country to see the tallest uninterrupted waterfall in the world and turn it into Paradise Falls within the film.
3. The Neuschwanstein Castle in 'Sleeping Beauty'Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany - Sean Pavone
Although it is very unknown to many, The most photographed place in all of Germany is Neuschwanstein Castle. And this was the inspiration of the creators of Disney to raise the home of Sleeping Beauty herself in the film of the same name.
Neuschwanstein Castle has no special geographical or strategic interest. Simply He was commanded to raise by King Louis II of Bavaria, nicknamed the "crazy king", since he wanted to live in a medieval dream place, hence his Gothic style despite being built between 1869 and 1886.
4. Mont Saint-Michel in 'Tangled'Mont Saint Michel, France - Boris Stroujko
We now travel to France to focus our attention on Mont Saint-Michel. Located in Normandy we find this beautiful castle nestled on top of a unique mountain which was the perfect and idyllic inspiration to transform it into the Royal Palace of "Tangled."
In this case, even art director Laurent Bern-Mimoun said it was the perfect place to recreate the beautiful Royal Palace.
5. The Angkor Wat Temple in 'Atlantis'Angkor Wat temple, Cambodia - Muzhik
It is not "Atlantis" one of the most famous films of all the exits of the Disney factory. However, there is no doubt that the scenic beauty of the film is fantastic. In this case, the creators sought exoticism and moved to Siem Reap in Cambodia.
The directors sought inspiration in buildings of the oldest civilizations on Earth when recreating the mythical society of Atlantis. And that's how they found in this little corner of South Asia and they turned the Angkor Wat Temple into the most mythological city on the planet.
«Do not sleep to rest, sleep to dream. Because dreams are to be fulfilled."
6. The Notre Dame Cathedral in 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame'Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris - Samot
We cannot overlook one of the emblematic buildings of Paris. The adventures and misadventures of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" pass in its cathedral. In this case, Disney animators did not have to look too much, since Victor Hugo's own classic story gave the key.
However, it must be said that the animators of the company had a lot of time when recreating the wonderful Notre Dame Cathedral and all its corners and more unfathomable details.
7. The Serengeti in 'The Lion King'The Serengeti - Ryan Richter
We have already finished this wonderful walk approaching the spectacular African meadows. The creators of "The Lion King" traveled to the serengeti to be inspired by the places of the film. And what if they succeeded. They found even a rock that they copied in detail for the spectacular views from which the protagonist speaks with his lively town.
Without a doubt, the recreation of the Serengeti in Kenya that was achieved in "The Lion King" is excellent and spectacular.
Did you know that those movie scenarios exist in reality? Not only do they exist but They are fantastic destinations to enjoy a few days of family film.