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10 Things To Know About The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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10 Things To Know About The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

If you’ve never been to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, you’re missing out a lot! Seriously, you have to go there!

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter was rumored to have started in 2002. The Park came up as a result of Harry Potter’s Franchise. As the film gained popularity, it was rumored that some parts of the Wizarding World had to be changed and finally in 2007, Warner Bros and Universal officially announced the start of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is filled with a lot of fun activities for you and your family to enjoy. Nevertheless, we have listed 10 interesting things about Harry Potters’ Wizarding World.

1. Take The Hogwarts Express

10 Things To Know About The Wizarding World of Harry PotterUniversal and Warner Bros did all they could to re-create the world J.K. Rowling created in Harry Potter. They introduced a Hogwarts Express that you can ride from “London” to Hogsmeade.

Just like in the Franchise, you have to buy a ticket for you to ride on the train. Unfortunately, these tickets are not cheap especially when you bring your entire family with you.

2. Gringotts Money Exchange

10 Things To Know About The Wizarding World of Harry PotterThe ultimate intent of your visit to the Wizarding world is to make you have the “Harry Potter” experience and that’s why there had to be a Gringotts Money Exchange. At the exchange, you’re able to change your muggle money for Gringotts for free.

When you’re there, feel free to say hi to one of the Goblins. They may look busy but are very kind. If you have some time on your hands, feel free to ask further questions.

3. Feeling Hungry? Get Some Food From Leaky Cauldron

10 Things To Know About The Wizarding World of Harry PotterLeaky Cauldron is the place to go when you feel a little bit hungry. The food served there and the atmosphere around is unbelievable. Inside the Leaky Cauldron, you’ll be able to choose the best cuisines, mainly British, at a fair price.

4. The London Waterfront is Amazing

10 Things To Know About The Wizarding World of Harry PotterThe London Waterfront is pretty amazing even though it is not the center of attraction for a lot of people. The Waterfront is extremely detailed made in a way that it looks similar to the one in Harry Potter. For example, there are dolphin lampposts that line with the lagoon. Furthermore, you are sure to find musicians playing outside.

5. Get A Wand

10 Things To Know About The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Wands are very crucial elements in the franchise. Luckily, you can get your own from various wand shops. In fact, there are wands that are more interactive. These wands come with unique maps that guide you throughout The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Also, having wands allows you to cast spells and charms.

6. Secret Park Rooms

Believe it or not! There are very interesting secret rooms in the parks even though Gilmore said, “There are no secret rooms folks. We want you to see the real story.” The secret room that exists is more of a place where nauseated people rest.

7. Dumbledore’s Office in Hogwarts

10 Things To Know About The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Dumbledore’s office is simply amazing! You will wander off through the halls together with your friends; walk through stairways into his office. As you walk, you can listen closely to the conversations of the paintings. It is truly an experience similar to what you would see in the movie.

8. Grab a Butterbeer

10 Things To Know About The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Want to take some butterbeer? Of course, Hogwarts can be a bit confusing since it is crowded and you can’t stop staring at the Castle. However, if you are in the mood for some refreshments move down through Hogsmeade Street to the Three Broomsticks and find the Hog’s Head Pub. If you just want to sit down and cool off, feel free!

9. Fly Off with Fang

10 Things To Know About The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

What a better way to find a theme ride based on creature than having some time with Professor Hagrid and his magical creature Fang? Want to get there? Shortly after entering Hogsmeade you will reach a humble abode and from there you can hear Fang barking.

Even though we’d want to see a real magical creature, it’s quite impossible. So, universal and Warner Bros brought some unique concepts of using 3D viewing experience.

10. Crazy Owl’s Droppings

10 Things To Know About The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Just like in the movie, there are owls in the ceiling of the Castle. Of course, these are not real owls but oh well, you’d require owl droppings to pull off the effect perfectly!

I lack better words to describe how cool The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is. It is extremely amazing. You will enjoy every minute you’re inside it.

10 Things To Know About The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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19 Comments

  1. robin Rue says

    I loved visiting this a few years ago. I am looking forward to taking my boys here for the first time this summer.

  2. Alli Smith says

    My grandkids love visiting the world of Harry Potter. We’ve taken them twice and I’m sure we’ll go back soon.

  3. Katie Kinsley says

    I cannot wait to visit the land of Harry Potter! I’ve been a big fan of the books since I started reading them in seventh grade. Can’t wait!

  4. Kathy Myers says

    When my son was a senior and daughter was a junior this is where they chose to go. We had the best time ever. It is truly an amazing place!

  5. Lisa Favre says

    The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is so much fun! I have been twice and have always loved my experience. And you’re absolutely right: the Leaky Cauldron is a wonderful place to get some grub!

  6. Paula Schuck says

    You know what my big takeaway is from this is? The number one thing to know is that I need to go. That’s the thing.

  7. mariamichelle117 says

    I have never visited the World of Harry Potter. My husband and I are visiting Orlando this week and your photos make me want to go!

  8. candy says

    I want to go back to Disney just because of the Harry Potter park. Big adult here who would still have a blast everything Harry.

  9. Pam says

    I can’t believe I have never been to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Every time I read a post about it, I swear I will go!

  10. Jacqui @FlightsFancyMom says

    I still need to get there! The first thing I plan on getting is my wand lol. I’m such a potter freak and still mad that I haven’t been here. Thanks for sharing!

  11. Joseph says

    I had no idea that this Harry Potter’s place existed! I only saw two of the movies, but would love to visit to see more.

  12. Stephanie Jeannot says

    It actually sounds like it would be a lot of fun. I loved every Harry Potter book and then movie so I would enjoy going to experience the fun here.

  13. Jaime Nicole says

    OMG I love the Wizarding World! You couldn’t ride the train when I was there so I need to go back!

  14. Dawn Gibson-Thigpen says

    i love harry potter. lol. i always get excited when i watch the show so i know i would love to visit the land of harry.

  15. Mimi Green says

    This sounds like a dream for Harry Potter fans. I love the attention to detail. That makes it an authentic experience.

  16. Sue Reddel says

    Thanks for the insider look at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. I’d go there just to try that delicious looking food at the Leaky Cauldron and ride the Hogswart Express.

  17. Nikka Shae says

    I would love to visit here!! This looks like so much fun!!

  18. rika says

    I want to visit the London waterfront.. I love Harry potter stories, but only watched one of the movies.

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