Pass Under the Archway into Hogsmeade at Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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Apr 27, 2010

Posted by EdwardTLC

Universal Orlando has released a new image from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction, showing the brick archway entrance to Hogsmeade. Now available in our Image Galleries, this high res image showcases what appears to be a wrought iron sign reading “Hogsmeade,” the image also features the crooked, towering, and snow-covered skyline of the magical village. An accompanying caption for the sign reads:

As guests pass through the arch into Hogsmeade at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, they will be immediately transported to a world of wonder, excitement and adventure. While exploring the cobbled streets of the highly themed environment, they will encounter iconic locations from the Harry Potter books and films, like the Hogwarts Express, Ollivanders and the majestic Hogwarts castle.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is set to have its grand opening on June 18, 2010. Stay close to TLC for the very latest!





46 Responses to Pass Under the Archway into Hogsmeade at Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Avatar Imagegirlatty1 says: Very exciting!Avatar ImageBriannaWazHere says: Awesome!!!!!Avatar ImageSigmaKnight says: A picture in front of that will be scrapbook material!Avatar ImageProfessorCharms says: Very exciting! I know it's not related to the picture mentioned in this news story, but when clicking on the link I also saw the picture of Hagrid's hut. It reminded me how I wish the hut was made of wood not stone, as it is described in Jo's books! I know it is specifically referred to as a wood house in book one (when discussing that Hagrid is raising a dragon in a wooden house) and book six (when it is torched by Death Eaters). I guess they've modeled the buildings of Hogwarts after the WB versions of them!Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: Exciting and awesome!Avatar ImageEmmaline10248 says: coolAvatar ImageToNkS_rip says: yay and everything, but thats not anything new, reallyAvatar ImageFullofWrackspurts says: Oh man I can't wait to go. Would it be lame of me to wear my robes? I don't care, I'm going to wear them anyway :p!Avatar Imageharrypotterfreak101 says: That sounds amazing! I can't wait till the Wizarding World actually opens!Avatar ImageHermonie says: I am going there in May! I am soooooooooooooooooooooooo excited! My sister is excited even though she doesn't like HP!Avatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: Truly incredible! The authenticity of the park continues to astound me.Avatar ImagethelonglostWeasley says: I can't wait to go!!! :) Avatar ImageI love my Spectra Specs says: So excited!!!Avatar Imagerohit_albus severus says: The park is gonna take the world by storm..i am not sure if i m gonna make it there but i know it would be supercool!Avatar Imagerohit_albus severus says: The park is gonna take the world by storm..i am not sure if i m gonna make it there but i know it would be supercool!Avatar Imagenealiezealbie says: yes!! this is just looking more excellent as time goes on. i really hope they have left spaces for themselves to add more things...like possibly the leaky cauldron and the rest of diagon alley? :D or maybe they will create another park, like a sister park, in england/scottland, and do diagon alley there? jo has certainly created a world of which has endless possibilities. and i hope they know that we will all gladly lend our money to experience these things. they have no shortage when it comes to fans.Avatar Imagelunaisawesome says: THIS MADE ME SQUEE IN MY PANTS!!! (its funnier if u say it out loud.) (hopefully) goin g in 2011 4 leakycon!!!Avatar ImageNumeroUnoFan says: cant wait to pass throughAvatar Imagepadfoot4ever12 says: I'm going on the grand opening weekend! can't wait!!! :) :)Avatar Imagebeallgood01 says: I can't wait to visit Orlando and hogsmeade Avatar ImageJane_Potter says: I want so much to go!!!Avatar ImageMistic Willow says: wow This is going to be so AWESOME!!!! I can not wait to get there!!!!! Now I have a TERRIFIC REASON FOR GOING TO ORLANDO FLORIDA!!!Avatar ImageI Heart Harry Potter says: Exciting news! Avatar Imageazaadpotter says: wow. hope they would create other places too!Avatar Imagecha_granger says: Amazing! I wish I could be there when it's opened. Avatar ImageJessSnape says: WWoHP is going to be amazing!! I want to go there RIGHT NOW!!Avatar Imagekiwimci says: Hagrid's hut looks great too. I wonder when would be a good season to go. When there aren't many people thereAvatar Imagejhangelgurl says: Aw I wish I could go so badly!Avatar Imageemmawatsonfan13 says: COOL! I hope that I get to go!!!! It sounds very exciting, I hope the merchandise isn't too unreasonable even though I have a feeling it will be. :( Avatar ImageHelenaHogwarts says: I tis going to bee the best!!! A whole hogsmeade village to explore?! Too awesome to imagine!!!Avatar ImageFresca says: This is going to be a great attraction! I wonder if Hagrid's hut was rebuilt in stone after the Death Eaters burned it down? Maybe that's why JKR let it be built in stone.Avatar Imagecenyt says: Hey Wrackspurts, I had been thinking just the same: ROBES!Avatar Imagehermoine and ginny fan says: AWESOME!!!! this is so cool i cant belive that the harry potter world is opening soon!!=D Avatar Imagehewy says: Going in Sept hoping that the crowds will be a little thinner by then. Having to save lots of $$$$ to by stuff for friends who can't go and for me. Soon, soon, soon....... It will be awesome!!!!Avatar ImageSmitch says: Iconic locactions: sounds good to me! Avatar Imagelilnorleanian says: what does it say under the sign? please respect the speed limit?Avatar ImageAlice Weasley says: :) so prettyAvatar ImageLittle Light says: Bloody wicked, that.Avatar Imageclueless about everything says: i so want to goAvatar ImageAsria says: Just so cool! Can't wait till I'm there! maybe not the first week, but SOME DAY! :DAvatar ImageHermione Elizabeth says: Awesomeness! I can't wait to walk under the archway and walk into Harry's world. :)Avatar ImageButterMeer says: :( Hmm...It's so authentic, that is, as close to authentic as is possible, but so UNREALAvatar ImageAirallia says: Sounds brilliant...Why can't they build something close to where I live.... How are they going to create snow?Avatar ImageNot Slytherin says: I am so psyched!!! I won't be there for the grand opening, but I am going in July! WOOT! I can't wait! (Understatement of the Year)Avatar ImageWeasly Twins Stalker says: Whoo! Finally! Only Two Months!Avatar Imagefinley says: Hi can anyone who has actually booked a package trip from uk let me in on how you did it?? Tried through Virgin but cant seem to work out how you get the tickets aswell as flights, hotel etc. Anyone that can help???Cheers

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