These 19 Real World Locations That Inspired Disney Movies

Disney has retold many classic tales, breathing new life, new lessons and new ways to look at the world into the timeless classic journeys. Disney has also used many locations around the world as their muse, leading one down an interesting path, exploring prominent areas of importance around the world. Here are These 19 Real World Locations That Inspired Disney Movies.

1. Aladdin – Taj Mahal, Agra, India

Aladdin – Taj Mahal, Agra, India

Disney drew inspiration from India’s Taj Mahal for the palace seen in Aladdin. This epic structure exhibits design qualities that are common across Hindu temples, from the “OM” symbol above the entrance of the sanctum sanctorum to the perfect annexes, magnificent four pillar structure and even the floor plan matches the ancient Hindu Chanti Seva Temple, located in Java.