Universal Orlando’s Diagon Alley Opens

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The wait is over. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley has opened at Universal Orlando Resort.

The new area, which is twice the size of that at Islands of Adventure, features dining options, such as The Leaky Cauldron, and shops, including Ollivander’s (also found at Islands of Adventure). The biggest attractions, however, are Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringott’s, which makes riders feel as though they’re literally in the films, and Hogwarts Express, which transports passengers between London (Universal Studios Orlando) and Hogsmeade (Islands of Adventure).

Universal Studios Orlando Resort has several promotional packages for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, including Experience It All, which allows early admission to both parks; breakfast at Three Broomsticks and The Leaky Cauldron; a special welcome amenity; and accommodations at an onsite hotel, such as Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Universal Orlando Resort’s newest lodging.

–Amanda Geronikos

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