The King's Castle (sometimes known as Cinderella's Castle) is where the King and Prince Charming live. It later became the home of Cinderella and her friends, following her marriage to Charming. Her younger stepsister Anastasia also moves in with Cinderella after the second sequel, and her now-estranged mother and sister become servants there.
Places of Interest
King's Throne Room: Where the royal throne is located, and there also a minor seat for the Grand Duke.
Ballroom: Where Cinderella and Prince Charming met for the first time, and it's where they shared the beginning of their dance.
King's Bedroom: The room where the King sleeps and where he gets furious at the Grand Duke by discovering the unknown lass escaped.
King's Office: Where the King tries to find solutions to his problems most notably finding his son a suitable wife.
Dining Room: Where the banquets are served. After Cinderella returns from her honeymoon, she learns the seats of each one in the royal court.
Kitchen: Where the food is prepared. The mice enjoy themselves there.
Library: Where the Fairy Godmother and the mice created a book for Cinderella during the first sequel.
Hallways: The large areas in the castle that lead to various rooms, made for suspense in the third film.
Wedding Chapel: Where the royal weddings are held. Cinderella and Prince Charming were married here. Many bells are rung when a royal wedding is due to happen. The area is also notable for being the location where Cinderella finally defeats Lady Tremaine and repairs her relationship with her younger stepsister.
Garden: Where all flowers are grown as well as some fruits and vegetables. The romantic date between Cinderella and Prince Charming is were seen here.
Gym: A large room where both Prince Charming and her father practice their sword fighting skills and battling skills.
Clock Tower: Where the clock is located and chimes each hour, shown ringing twelve in the original.
The Castle is first briefly seen from afar during the prologue within the book that the narrator reads, speaking about the kingdom and introducing the main character, it also shown in page and animation format. The Castle is then seen when the King is arguing with The Grand Duke on his son, Prince Charming's independence, showing his wish for grandchildren, with them both agreeing to have a ball with all the maidens in the kingdom attending, wishing and presuming that Charming would fall for one at least. It is then seen when Cinderella is arriving at the palace, seeming astonished by its lavish nature. It shown that in the ballroom, the Prince is being shown maidens, with the King and the Duke watching from above. They are all shown to be disgusted by Anastasia and Drizella, yet the Prince becomes enamored with Cinderella dancing with her. However, at the stroke of twelve Cinderella runs away, with the duke failing to catch her.
It is then shown that the Grand Duke, nervous to tell the king that the maiden ran off (with the King telling him that if he fails, his head is gone). Upon telling him, the king goes mad, until they realized that the Prince is in love and that he won't rest until he finds the girl of the Glass Slipper (which Cinderella left in the palace). It is then seen at the end of the film, during the final scene during the wedding of Cinderella and Prince Charming, with her friends cheering on, with the king grabbing Cinderella's fallen slipper, receiving a kiss, the King turning red as they ride on to their honeymoon.
The Castle serves as a primary location in the first sequel, appearing in all three segments. It is the main location of the first segment, Aim to Please with it beginning as Cinderella and Prince Charming arriving at the palace, with the Prince needing to leave and Cinderella reuniting with Jaq and Gus alongside her dog Bruno. Throughout the segment, the snobbish Prudence tries to teach Cinderella the proper ways for the banquet, though Cinderella does it her own way, with the King seeming rather pleased and Prudence, happily with the Grand Duke.