Cinderella Castle Mosaic Murals

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Walking through the Cinderella Castle into Fantasyland

The mosaic murals at Cinderella Castle are lovely. They tell Cinderella’s story of finding true love.

There are five mosaic murals that line the wall along the corridor that passes through the Cinderella Castle, each measuring fifteen feet high and ten feet wide.

Installing the mural, 1970.

Installing the murals, 1970.

These murals took 2 years to install!

These murals took 2 years to install! One million bits and pieces of glass laid by hand!

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Those shiny yellow tiles are real gold!

The mosaic murals took over one million hand cut and shaped pieces of glass, bits of real gold and silver, and numerous “jewels” to complete.

More than 500 glass colors were used in the designs and the entire process took two years to complete.

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Cinderella’s going to the Prince’s Ball with the help of her Fairy Godmother’s magic.

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If the shoe fits….

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True love…and they lived happily ever after! 🙂

The Cinderella Castle is the crown jewel of Walt Disney World. 🙂

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The Partners statue in front of the Cinderella Castle

Throwback Thursday:  1996 Visiting the Cinderella Castle for the second time!

Throwback Thursday: 1996
Visiting the Cinderella Castle for the second time!

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