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Harry Potter theme park opens in US


Published on Jun 21, 2010

Stars of the Harry Potter films joined thousands of fans at the opening of ‘The Wizarding World of Harry Potter’ at the Universal Orlando Resort in Florida on Friday. The BBC reported that 5,000 people queued up to be the first to experience the new, 20-hectare attraction. The park includes recreations of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and the Hogwarts Express train. The opening was attended by Potter himself, actor Daniel Radcliffe, as well as fellow cast members Rupert Grint (who plays Ron Weasley) and Michael Gambon (Albus Dumbledore).

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