Harry Potter's magical world is brought to life at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando hosted its grand opening on June 18, 2010.
Actor Daniel Radcliffe, who plays Harry Potter in the films, leads a group of enthusiastic fans through the park.
The Harry Potter theme park re-creates the picturesque Hogsmeade village with shops and restaurants based on the books.
Hogwarts school majestically towers over the theme park, bringing the tales of Harry and friends to life.
The Hogwarts portrait gallery is just as described in the books with talking portraits of wizards decorating the walls.
Guests get a peek at Dumbledore's office tucked inside Hogwarts castle where the magic happens.
The Hogwarts Express waits to transport young wizards at Hogsmeade Station at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Guests can view a re-creation of Hagrid's Hut on their way to ride the Flight of the Hippogriff.
Harry Potter film stars, including Emma Watson, enjoy a pint of frothy Butterbeer at the Hog's Head Pub.
Harry Potter himself, or Daniel Radcliffe, takes a spin on the family-friendly coaster the Flight of the Hippogriff.
Guests make their way to Dragon Challenge, 2 dueling roller coasters that twist, turn and careen toward each other.
Harry Potter fanatics will swoon for a glimpse of the Goblet of Fire and Twiwizard Cup housed in the champion's tent.
Upon leaving Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, guests can browse at Filch's Emporium of Confiscated Goods.
Visitors can rest their legs and observe the roosting owls at the Owlery across from the Three Broomsticks.