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The Magic Kingdom

The building in the background is St Louis Cathedral which stands behind Jackson Square in New Orleans.


The cathedral stands on the site of the oldest cathedral in the US built in 1718. In fact, the current building is the third cathedral to be built on the site. It was founded in 1789 and extensively extended and refurbished in 1850. Little remains of the 1789 building.


The three spires remind me of Disney's Magic Kingdom (or, as I've never been there, how I imagine it to be).


The horse drawn carriage in front of the gates of Jackson Square added to the impression.


In fact, the entire French Quarter of New Orleans could be described as a magic kingdom resembling, as it does, a film set.


Texture is Graydayz by ghostbones


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Taken on May 16, 2010