Disney confirms that the Alcázar of Segovia inspired the castle of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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On the occasion of its 100 years of history, Disney has made public a list of 30 locations that have been inspired by his films. Two Spanish monuments appear on that list, the Alcázar of Segovia and the Plaza de España in Seville.

The first served as motivation for Walt Disney to design the castle. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfsthe company’s first animated film released in theaters in 1937. The Seville plaza was recreated in Star Wars. Episode II. Attack of the clones(2002).

These are 30 locations in 13 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, which have inspired Disney films throughout its history.

A survey by The Walt Disney Company has revealed that only 14% of Spaniards knew that the Alcázar of Segovia served as inspiration for the Snow White film. The same study reveals that Spaniards would like to see national locations such as the Alhambra of Granada (29%), the Sagrada Familia of Barcelona (19%) or the cathedral of Seville (9%).

Regarding the scenes from Disney movies preferred by Spaniards, those surveyed opted first for that of Lady and Gulf sharing the plate of spaghetti in The Lady and the Tramp, followed by the dwarfs singing “Ay ho” in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Peter Pan, Tinkerbell and the children flying around Big Ben in Peter Pan o Aladdin and Jasmine flying on the magic carpet in Aladdin They follow them in the survey.

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