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Official Image of Hogwarts Castle from Wizarding World of Harry Potter Released

Posted by: Edward
January 25, 2010, 01:44 PM

As construction on the massive Hogwarts Castle structure at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park nears completion, Universal Orlando has released a beautiful high res image of the castle.  Available to view right here, the image shows the castle's spiraling towers, turrets, and impressive detail of the exterior.  Universal notes:

The magical transformation continues.  Although still very much a work in progress, the magnificence of Hogwarts castle is beginning to take shape above Hogsmeade as work continues on The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  Hogwarts will be the home of a thrilling, new, state-of-the-art attraction - Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey - that uses ground-breaking technology to bring the magic, characters and stories of Harry Potter to life in ways never before experienced. Set to open in Spring 2010 only at Universal Orlando Resort, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will feature multiple themed attractions, shops and a restaurant.  

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173 Points

Oh my goodness!! I totally thought that was the castle from the movies! Wow, I’m excited now!!

Posted by doxycide [WBM]{Totally Awesome!!} on January 25, 2010, 09:05 PM report to moderator
10592 Points

hey i wonder if they make it in cali

Posted by Kristine *ROAR* on January 25, 2010, 10:50 PM report to moderator
10592 Points

i wish all this was real it would be amazing

Posted by Kristine *ROAR* on January 25, 2010, 10:52 PM report to moderator
10592 Points

i wish i was a wizard

Posted by Kristine *ROAR* on January 25, 2010, 11:00 PM report to moderator
45 Points

wow! it’s amazing!

Posted by CarmenNightshadow on January 26, 2010, 05:09 AM report to moderator
80450 Points

Nice pix…

Posted by Won_Two on January 26, 2010, 06:04 AM report to moderator
797 Points

It’s beautiful. I can’t wait to go to there.

Posted by Lysh on January 26, 2010, 06:27 AM report to moderator
4056 Points

Amazing, it looks just how I imagined it!

Posted by fifi ~::~ ıɟıɟ {WBM!} {ITC!} on January 26, 2010, 06:31 AM report to moderator
594 Points

I am so insanely excited for this. Just looking at that picture… I can totally see myself walking around there when it opens. It’s so much better than I ever expected. I’m probably gonna cry the first time I go in there. And get goosebumps. Yeah, definitely goosebumps. :’)

Posted by Kissa on January 26, 2010, 06:49 AM report to moderator
2422 Points

I must go there.

Posted by Mr. Brightside on January 26, 2010, 07:20 AM report to moderator
444 Points

Wow! That looks amazing. Is there a definite opening date yet? I think I want to wait a year though. I’m not overly fond of huge crowds. Plus, in a year, they’ll have all the bugs worked out of the rides and everything else.

Posted by Eeyore on January 26, 2010, 07:23 AM report to moderator
341 Points

I just have to go there!!!

Posted by hermione97 on January 26, 2010, 07:30 AM report to moderator
1373 Points

:) imagine: the opening day, thousands of HP fans entered the park and started to cry))) why?
-the castle isn’t like in Jo’s canon? -no!
-the designers made something wrong? -no!
-so, why are you crying? -our dreams came true!
However, I’m sure that I will cry when I enter the park.

Posted by Pollytomat on January 26, 2010, 07:40 AM report to moderator
248 Points

I’m so excited for this! Does anyone know how much of the castle will be accessable inside?

Posted by Taylor on January 26, 2010, 08:03 AM report to moderator
5008 Points

WOW !! THE CASTLE IS AWESOME, I can not wait to check it out in person!!!! I have been to Orlando Florida several times in the past, but not since HP Theme Parks creation!!!!!

Posted by Mistic Willow on January 26, 2010, 08:23 AM report to moderator
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