disney castles

When you watch a Disney movie, have you ever stop to wonder where did they come get the inspiration to come up with such beautiful castle designs? Some may come to the conclusion that the castles were simply made up by the imagination of the animators. Truth of the matter is, inspiration can be drawn from all corners of the world, take this for instance (photo above), Prince Eric’s castle from The Little Mermaid, animators draw inspiration from Mont Saint-Michel an island in Normandy, France. Read more about the origins of other Disney castles here.