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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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80450 Points

Sure do hope one of the newly trained programmers can figure out how to fix the time stamp!!!

Posted by Won_Two on January 25, 2010, 02:01 PM report to moderator
2168 Points

ok, that time i didnt even argue with myself 2 see that pic. i cant wait 2 walk through those castle’s doors….. its been my num 1 dream 4 SUCH a long time….

Posted by MaggieNoise on January 25, 2010, 02:15 PM report to moderator
139 Points

It’s going to be incredible

Posted by jfrancis04 on January 25, 2010, 02:29 PM report to moderator
9551 Points

That’s amazing!!!

Posted by Tschudiff [FTC!] on January 25, 2010, 03:08 PM report to moderator
20981 Points

WOW! Its so beautiful and amazing! I cant wait to got there and walking throught it. I think I’ll be crying and getting goosebumps too Kriss. :)

Posted by LunaLuver on January 25, 2010, 03:14 PM 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 25, 2010, 03:27 PM report to moderator
545 Points

Oh DAMN that is awesome…. A dream come true. Look at that… Amazing!

Posted by Nicci Weasley on January 25, 2010, 03:37 PM report to moderator
1642 Points

ok, I’m going to cry. my Hogwarts is finished and I can’t get in! :’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’(

Posted by Matea on January 25, 2010, 04:10 PM report to moderator
379 Points

right click, “set as desktop background.”
Nothing better to get me through the semester.

Posted by Elizabeth on January 25, 2010, 04:24 PM report to moderator
461 Points

i cant wait

Posted by LilLadySnape on January 25, 2010, 04:54 PM report to moderator
155 Points


Today:Dreams, Reality, what differance is it now. If I could just have a TARDIS….

Posted by Basilisk In The Pipes on January 25, 2010, 04:54 PM report to moderator
3777 Points

im stoked for my summer vacation

Posted by ZachBlack [ROAR] on January 25, 2010, 05:10 PM report to moderator
240 Points

I love it! Especially since they took the photo at an angle where the palm trees around Universal can’t be seen. I hate seeing the palm trees and I am a Floridian so I am use to them but they look so wrong around a castle. :)

Posted by mlc on January 25, 2010, 05:22 PM report to moderator
3031 Points

that looks amazing!!!! not too much longer till it opens!! woo!!

Posted by Horcruxalej on January 25, 2010, 06:43 PM report to moderator
23764 Points

WOW! It’s just like the castle in the movies! I love that little spiraling tower near the top. :D

Posted by PhoenixFlight [ITC!] on January 25, 2010, 08:01 PM report to moderator
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