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The Castle Comes Together at Wizarding World of Harry Potter, plus Harry Potter Theme Park Ornament News

Posted by: sue
October 12, 2009, 06:16 AM

A great update today on progress at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park attraction being built at Universal Orlando. Thanks as always to Brian we can see some great new photos of Hogwarts Castle that is really coming together at the park, with much more of the huge walls in place along side the towers and turrets. There are even photos of large glass windows being put into place as well as photos of Hogsmeade area really taking shape, plus a few off-site construction of large walls. Finally, be sure to check out a magical Harry Potter Christmas ornament that is now being sold at the park, depicting a robed wizard holding a wand and the year 2010 written on the item. UPDATE: Thanks to Felipe for emailing that Orlando United also has many similar and good photos of these towers and turrets, as seen here in our galleries.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction is due to open next spring. Thanks much Brian!

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3455 Points

SQUEE! first!!!!!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on October 12, 2009, 06:23 AM report to moderator
773 Points

EXCITED! I’m heading there in 2011, can’t wait :D

Posted by Sigourney♥ on October 12, 2009, 06:38 AM report to moderator
545 Points

Wow! that looks awesome! really really cannot wait!

Posted by Nicci Weasley on October 12, 2009, 07:04 AM report to moderator
237 Points

I wish they’d hurry up and give us the EXACT opening day so I can make my travel plans!

Posted by hpikjdjg on October 12, 2009, 09:00 AM report to moderator
3153 Points

Cute Christmas ornament.

Posted by Leeann on October 12, 2009, 09:05 AM report to moderator
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Posted by simos girl {WBM} ~Lemon~ on October 12, 2009, 09:09 AM report to moderator
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Posted by AutumnWizard *ROAR* on October 12, 2009, 09:24 AM report to moderator
8876 Points

It’s amazing how much the construction has progressed since the previous pics. The castle is immense. Hogsmeade looks kind of cool already. The park is going to be awesome.

Posted by Moose_Starr on October 12, 2009, 10:15 AM report to moderator
943 Points

Yeah! I can’t wait till next summer!

Posted by Lloyd on October 12, 2009, 10:20 AM report to moderator
654 Points

CAN’T WAIT… it looks awesome

Posted by mjkalldaway (ROAR) on October 12, 2009, 10:22 AM report to moderator
215 Points

Wow!! These pictures are amazing!! You can actually see hogwarts starting to come together. I can’t wait for opening day.

Posted by PygmyPuff85 on October 12, 2009, 10:42 AM report to moderator
660 Points

I think there is a family vacation in our future!

Posted by Noble Birth Descending on October 12, 2009, 11:04 AM report to moderator
1397 Points

Can not wait, all I need now is an actual date (and that ornament) and all my dreams will come true! lol

Posted by Blatcher(ROAR) on October 12, 2009, 12:16 PM report to moderator
586 Points

Can’t wait!!! Everything is looking awesome!!!

Posted by HermioneRon4ever on October 12, 2009, 12:28 PM report to moderator
4056 Points

OMG!!! It looks fantastic! And Hogwarts is getting so big!!

Posted by fifi ~::~ ıɟıɟ {WBM!} {ITC!} on October 12, 2009, 01:29 PM report to moderator
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