Frozen's kingdom of Arendelle is essentially the real Norwegian city of Bergen.
via VIsitNorway.com, Walt Disney Pictures
Hans Christian Andersen went on drunk vacations here, maybe.
Most of the city scenes in Frozen take place at Bergen's Bryggen Wharf (Bergen Bryggen? Really? Not doing much to dispel those goofy-accented stereotypes, Norway), a world heritage site that you can see here, not trapped in an endless magical winter:
As featured in Frozen 2: An Inconvenient Truth
But Bergen lacks those towering mountains that made Arendelle so striking. Don't worry, though: For only a few thousand dollars, Adventures by Disney will haul your ass over to Geirangerfjord and Naeroyfjord to see the real things. Because how could you possibly make up something as outlandish as ... a mountain?
entours.ru, Walt Disney Pictures
"And if you can't live with all the constant singing, good news! The cliff's right there."
Yeah, "Imagineers" our ass.
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