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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Hogwarts Express

Universal Studios contains Diagon Alley, the London Embankment and the rides Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts and the Hogwarts Express (from King’s Cross to Hogsmeade).  Islands of Adventure contains Hogsmeade village, Hogwarts Castle and the rides Harry Potter and the Forbidden JourneyFlight of the Hippogriff, Dragon Challenge and the Hogwarts Express (from Hogsmeade to King’s Cross).

VIDEO: Hogwarts Express Arriving at Hogsmeade Station

VIDEO: Hogwarts Express Arriving at King’s Cross Station (Behind The Scenes)

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Concept Renderings: Diagon Alley and London at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Universal Orlando

Official concept renderings from Universal of the new Diagon Alley and London attractions coming in Summer 2014 to both Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure.  Be sure to click though each photo to see detailed descriptions:

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A Celebration of Harry Potter Expo at Universal Orlando (Soundstage 33)

We visited the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter on January 20, 2014 and January 24, 2014.   On Friday, January 24, 2014 we attended the kickoff for A Celebration of Harry Potter weekend featuring a one-of-a-kind “Harry Potter Expo” with interactive activities for fans including a vignette of movie costumes from Harry Potter: The Exhibition and The Sorting Hat experience… all at Universal Studios Florida Soundstage 33!  Be sure to click though each photo to see our unique and detailed descriptions:

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Diagon Alley and London Waterfront Construction Photos at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Universal Orlando

We visited the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter on January 20, 2014 and January 24, 2014.  Below is our collection of photos from Day 1 (January 20, 2014) that captured some photos of the London Embankment and Diagon Alley which were still under construction.  Be sure to click though each photo to see our unique and detailed descriptions:

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter

We visited the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter on December 14, 2012.  Below is our collection of photos that captured all aspects of our tour which featured the authentic sets, costumes, animatronics, props and effects used in the production of all eight Harry Potter movies that were filmed here.  A special treat was that because of the time of year, certain sets were decorated for Christmas just like in the movies!  Additionally, there were special “footprints in the snow” as we approached the Diagon Alley set, which are not usually there the rest of the year.  The tour was comprised of three parts: Soundstage J, The Backlot and Soundstage K.   Be sure to click though each photo to see our unique and detailed descriptions of the tour:

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