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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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6690 Points

ahh! i love the pics of the park! i get uber emo everytime!! _ and i totally need to pick up that ornament for me and my best friend…she loves collecting ornaments!

Posted by levi-OH-sa, not levio-SA [neville♥myhero] on October 12, 2009, 01:45 PM report to moderator
4452 Points

awesum :):)

354 Points

I can’t believe how fast they built it!

Posted by Hermionerules!1844 on October 12, 2009, 02:42 PM report to moderator
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Posted by luna92 on October 12, 2009, 02:46 PM report to moderator
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Posted by luna92 on October 12, 2009, 02:46 PM report to moderator
2525 Points

I am sooo going there.

Posted by The Nerd on October 12, 2009, 02:51 PM report to moderator
150 Points

My husband is planning on running in the Disney World Marathon in 2011 so hopefully we can head over to see Hogwarts too.

Posted by Traci on October 12, 2009, 02:56 PM report to moderator
3560 Points

This looks amazing!

Posted by Brosia, OoM 2 [WBM] on October 12, 2009, 03:00 PM report to moderator
3560 Points

I want to live there!!!!

Posted by Brosia, OoM 2 [WBM] on October 12, 2009, 03:00 PM report to moderator
1921 Points

But it still looks as if there’s ALOT of work left to do before the opening.

Posted by izziewitch on October 12, 2009, 03:24 PM report to moderator
1420 Points

wow everything is relly commimg together

Posted by alicia00 on October 12, 2009, 03:27 PM report to moderator
2661 Points

Wow it looks good!

Posted by Wingardium Leviosa ❄WBM❄ on October 12, 2009, 04:18 PM report to moderator
90 Points

OMG!! I can’t wait! It all looks so cool, I bet it’ll look AWESOME once it’s done =)

Posted by Ruby Hagrid {WBM} on October 12, 2009, 05:15 PM report to moderator
11307 Points

I. Want. That. Ornament.

Posted by GF_of_Seamus on October 12, 2009, 06:19 PM report to moderator
3455 Points

wow that is so cool! everything is really coming together! squee! i might have to persuade my parents to get me an ornament!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on October 12, 2009, 10:25 PM report to moderator
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