10 Real Locations That Inspired Disney Films

1. The Pride Lands (The Lion King) inspired by The Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

2. Hawaii (Lilo and Stich inspired by Hawaii

3. The Beast’s Castle (Beauty and the Beast) inspired by Chateau de Chambord, France

4. Sleeping Beauty Castle, Disneyland Resort inspired by Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

5. The Grand Fusel Lodge, Piston Peak National Park (Planes: Fire and Rescue) Old Faithful Inn, Yellowstone National Park

6. La Bouff Mansion, New Orleans (Princess and the Frog) inspired by The Garden District, New Orleans

7. Arendelle (Frozen) inspired by Fjords of Norway

8. Proscenium (Hercules) inspired by Ruins of Ancient Greek Proscenium

9. Kuzco’s Empire (The Emperor’s New Groove) inspired by Machu Picchu, Peru

10. Paradise Falls (Up) inspired by Angel Falls, Venezuela