New Harry Potter theme park in California

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Fifteen years have passed since the first Harry Potter movie appeared in theaters and about five years since the last part was released, but the saga is still a mass phenomenon. In fact, the theater play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which will premiere in London at the end of July, was able to sell 175,000 tickets in 24 hours.

Are you one of the fans of the famous sorcerer’s apprentice? Well then you are in luck. First of all, you should know that a trilogy derived from the saga is being prepared, which is expected to be released later this year. Second, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter , a theme park dedicated to history created by JK Rowling, has just opened in California. Would you like to discover it? Well, all you have to do is take a look at what we tell you below!

In the world capital of cinema

In reality, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is not a theme park itself, but is part of the amusement park that Universal Studios Hollywood has in California. In this way, it joins the other spaces on the sorcerer’s apprentice in places like Florida or Japan. Of course, those who have been able to enjoy all of them assure that the last one is the most spectacular. As indicated by the company, there was no better place to install this latest experience than the world capital of cinema: Hollywood , Los Angeles.

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Spells, villains and heroes

The park, which opened on April 7, offers the possibility of discovering spells, magical creatures, dark villains, intrepid heroes … Best of all, it is also possible to explore the secrets of Hogwarts castle, visit the shops of Hogsmeade and try the best of the best-known shops in the magical world. As if that were not enough, you can also experience thrilling rides and attractions with which you will be transported to a world of magical sensations and emotions.

The most remarkable attractions

Among the attractions that can be found in the park we want to highlight Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey , which offers the possibility of touring the familiar classrooms and corridors of Howgarts, as well as flying over the castle grounds in a new and original ride. As you may have imagined, you can enjoy all of this through 3D. We also want to talk about Flight of the Hippogriff, the first outdoor roller coaster for the whole family from Univeral Studios Hollywood; and Ollivanders, manufacturers of excellent magic wands since 382 BC. In this place you can see how a wand chooses a magician, as well as being able to buy your own magic wand, including some replicas of wands of characters from the films of the saga.

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A complete success

Although it is too early to assess the success of this new area, the truth is that everything indicates that it will be a real bombshell, since both the Harry Potter attractions in Florida and those in Japan have achieved that attendance at parks grew by 30%. In addition, with the premiere of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Universal has had to suspend the online sale of tickets for the first time because it was already full, something that is the first time in history that has happened. Then we leave you with our gallery , where you will find more images of this new park located in California. Before, if you want, you can take a look at the video of the grand opening that Universal Studios Hollywood uploaded to its YouTube channel on April 6.

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