Muggles Flock to Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley

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 “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley” opened during the  summer of 2014, at  Universal Orlando,  Studios Florida, “Resets the standard for theme park environments, creating a wildly engaging setting that rewards visitors willing to delve into the abundant detail to be found in the new land,” according to Robert Niles, the editor of Theme Park Insider.
“The new attraction at the park (at a reported cost of over $250 million) brings two new rides, lots of shops, magic wands, restaurants and bars and a giant fire-breathing dragon,” according to screen crush.com.
 ” ‘You don’t see roller coaster tracks,’ ” actress Evanna Lynch ,Luna Lovegood, stated during the June 19 press event in this Harry Potter land,’ ” added Niles. ” ‘ It’s a faithful creation of what J.K. Rowling described in her Harry Potter books and creative artists Stuart Craig and Alan Gilmore designed for the Potter films.’ “
Harry Potter is a very successful series of seven fantasy novels written by author  J.K. Rowling. Rowling was born in Yate, England, on July 31, 1965. She was rejected many times with her first book before finally becoming a great success according too www.jkrowling.com .
The series is about a young wizard named Harry. He attends Hogwarts,the School of Witchcraft and Wizardly. The story is based on all the adventures Harry has with his friends, Ron and Hermione. The Harry Potter  series also inspired seven  films with Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint. They play Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, and Ron Weasley.
As guests step into the themed area they will feel as they have actually stepped onto the London film set, with Florean Fortescue’s Ice-cream Parlor, several book based shops, and the Gringotts roller coaster. The outside of the attraction is Leicester  Square’s tube station and Grimmauld Palace, which masks the entrance to Diagon Alley, according to CNN.com.  Guests will be able to wander along the London waterfront and gaze at the replica of London’s Eros fountain. They will enter under the arches of a square façade. Inside the guests will be immersed in the Wizarding hub within a Muggle or a non magical folk’s, city, added the website.
“Park operators from around the world were impressed by the immersive experience Universal has created and the meticulous attention to detail they used to bring the Harry Potter stories to life,” stated David Mandt, Vice President of Communications of International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions.
 Florean Fortescues Ice-cream Parlor will serve weird new flavors. For example, they have strawberries with peanut butter. Visitors  can shop for Robes at Madam Malkins, Hogwarts scarves and magical jokes and toys. Wand shop Ollivanders  will be there too! Gringotts, a huge goblin run bank will be the star attraction. Visitors will be amazed by the marble lobby and cavernous passageways. Then they’ll be taken on a thrill ride through the vaults, reported mynews13.com.
Mathew Lewis, who plays Neville Longbottom said after viewing the location, “ It’s ridiculous; The scale of it is just enormous!”stated CNN.
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