The backside of Sleeping Beauty Castle is hidden behind a large scrim with a photo that is actually of the castle’s front side. MARK EADES, ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER – STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle looks a bit odd. The theme park still wants guests to see the castle and the clock-themed attraction with the unforgettable song, so both structures are shielded from view – by massive reproductions. Sleeping Beauty Castle, being done up with new paint and faux diamonds for this summer’s 60th anniversary, is mostly hidden with 4,500 square feet of thin-gauze fabric – adorned with a fancy sketch of the castle in the front, and a photo of the castle on the backside. (more…)

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