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New Photos of Walls from Hogwarts Castle Under Construction at Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
June 03, 2009, 10:36 AM

New photos are online today, showing walls to be used for Hogwarts Castle and more at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction under construction in Orlando, Florida. Via this forum, you can see large photos of the elaborate glass windows, spires and walls that will be part of the Great Hall of Hogwarts. Also available are photos of the snow covered buildings and walls that will be part of Hogsmeade Village at the theme park being built at Universal Orlando. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is due to open sometime early 2010.

Thanks to UHP for the heads up!

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99 Points

I’m so glad that the people behind it are taking the subject of detail in the construction seriously. Up until I saw these pictures, I didn’t know (but then again I guess no one else did, either) how detailed the buildings would be compared to, let’s say, the movies. But it’s nice to know that we’ll most definitely feel as if we’re a part of the Harry Potter world when it opens. I’m so excited!

Posted by Jason Devastation on June 03, 2009, 11:21 PM report to moderator
84 Points

I find it funny that they’ve chosen to make the whole thing covered in snow, as if Hogwarts only existed in winter or something like that. It’s beautiful, still. What I’m not sure I like is how some of the Great Hall wall/windows seem to be placed just in front of a windowless steel building, like they’re obivously fake and if we ever get inside we won’t actually see outside. Maybe I’m wrong, maybe there will be windows, but now it just seems weird.

Posted by Germain on June 04, 2009, 12:19 AM report to moderator
360 Points

The photos are brilliant o … I want to go x3:D

Posted by potterrock on June 04, 2009, 12:50 AM report to moderator
460 Points

wow, it’s looking really awesome!!

Posted by kingdom on June 04, 2009, 01:18 AM report to moderator
650 Points

Everything looks awesome! Can’t wait for it to open!

Posted by hp_flower {WBM} on June 04, 2009, 01:29 AM report to moderator
783 Points

ha I agree..I hope the building behing it is only a temp…it takes some of the awe away…but I gasped first time I the pics…I’M SO EXCITED!!!!! :DD

Posted by Mary11_hplvr*WBM* on June 04, 2009, 01:36 AM report to moderator
376 Points

i love the hogsmede snowy theme.
that’s all we see it as in the movie right?
can’t wait to see whats next!

Posted by john-robert. on June 04, 2009, 01:47 AM report to moderator
1589 Points

OMG!!!! Those pics are great!!!!!!!!! I can’t wait for it to be done!!!!!! I will definitely go there!!!!

Posted by hp-fan (Roar!) on June 04, 2009, 03:20 AM report to moderator
4630 Points

Ahh! I reallyyyy hope I can go. I’m trying to get my brother into the books so my parents will be more convinced!

Posted by Live Laugh Love Potter ♥ROAR♥ on June 04, 2009, 03:37 AM report to moderator
44049 Points

Very nice

Posted by Dolemite [FTC!] on June 04, 2009, 03:39 AM report to moderator
222 Points

My god why does florida have to be so far away…and why do i have to have no way of getting there in the year 2010 its just ridiculous!

Posted by ROAR! lilyjames on June 04, 2009, 04:07 AM report to moderator
872 Points

It looks amazing!

Posted by Heavenly_Horcrux on June 04, 2009, 04:49 AM report to moderator
257 Points

That looks so amazingly awesome :D

Posted by Sara Weasley on June 04, 2009, 05:29 AM report to moderator
5439 Points


Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on June 04, 2009, 05:32 AM report to moderator
19573 Points

I love the photos they are amazing

Posted by R-for-H {ROAR} :D on June 04, 2009, 06:02 AM report to moderator
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