The magic of Disney movies extended beyond the characters and the larger than life tales. Simply put, a fairytale wouldn't be a fairytale without an incredible setting. We all remember Sleeping Beauty's castle and the sultan's palace in Aladdin -- but did you know that those locations and more were inspired by real places?
Below are 18 incredible Disney locations that you can actually visit in real life. The images we saw in Disney films were inspired by places around the world that actually exist, and you'll be mind-blown when you see how similar the real places are to those in the magical realm. The real version the Evil Queen's castle from Snow White is absolutely stunning.
The Royal Castle in Sleeping Beauty was inspired by Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, Germany. It's known as the fairytale castle, and was built by Ludwig II of Bavaria. It certainly looks like something out oif a fairytale, doesn't it?