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  • For a castle straight out of a fairytale,

  • look no further than the Alcázar of Segovia.

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  • Located in Central Spain, the Alcázar of Segovia is one of

  • the country's most visited and distinctive landmarks.

  • Built in the 12th century, the Alcázar has

  • served many functions over the years.

  • A fortress, a royal palace, a state prison,

  • an artillery college, and most recently,

  • a museum and military archive.

  • However, it's most famous function could arguably be

  • that it served as an inspiration

  • in some of the most iconic Disney films.

  • The similarities between Segovia andCinderella

  • can be found in the buildings brick facade,

  • turrets, and location, perched high above

  • the neighboring countryside.

  • Walt Disney also went on the reproduce Segovia

  • as the Queen's castle inSnow White,”

  • with it appearing in the film in it's almost exact form.

  • If you can make it up more than 150 stairs

  • to the top of the tower, you will be rewarded

  • with stunning views fit for a queen.

For a castle straight out of a fairytale,

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The Spanish Castle That Inspired Walt Disney

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    許大善 posted on 2019/01/22
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