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This article is about places in the book in general. For a list with links to articles about specific places, see Category:Places.

JKR described a wide variety of real and imagined places in the Harry Potter books...


Muggle Locations

4 Privet Drive

4 Privet Drive, Surrey

Magical Locations

Diagon Alley

Diagon Alley

Locations within Diagon Alley

Grimmauld Place

Grimmauld Place



Locations within Hogsmeade

Knockturn Alley

Knockturn Alley

Locations within Knockturn Alley

The Ministry of Magic

The Ministry of Magic AKA the Ministry.

Platform 9 3/4

Platform 9 3/4

St. Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries

St. Mungo's AKA St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries.

Mixed Magical-Muggle Locations

Godric's Hollow

Godric's Hollow

King's Cross

Kings Cross

Magical Schools

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is an ancient magical school in England that is known as one of the premier magical schools in the world. Hogwarts is Located within Scotland, near the magical village of Hogsmeade and the grounds are edged by The Forbidden Forest. Hogwart was founded by for notable ancient wizards; Godric Gyffindor, Helga Hufflepuff, Rowena Ravenclaw and Salazar Slytherin. Along with building and starting the school the founders also were the original creators of the Hogwarts houses, which are names after them. In modern times Hogwarts is known as being one of the safest locations on Earth with all the hidden defence which are around the school.

Hogwarts is so soaked in magical the famous phenomenon happens within its wall, phenomenon that occurs no where else. The staircases move of their own volition while doors disappear, change positions or need to be tickled just right to open. Some doors refuse to open while other are just walls pretending to be doors. Ghost float around freely while the people in portrays run through frames as to socialize with each other. The ceiling within The Great Hall mirrors the outside sky while the Room of Requirement grants the wish of anyone who can find it.

Hogwarts, not only the most magically filled places but also the most secret filled places. Historical secrets, secret pasts, school yard secrets, secret passages ways, secret chambers, secret identities and secret objects have all found a home within Hogwarts walls. Even Hogwart itself is a secret as any Muggles who see it only see a condemn set of historical ruins that they inexplicably don't want to investigate and actually want to walk away from and forget all about.  

Locations Within Hogwarts


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