Universal Orlando Resort celebrates the one year anniversary of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley comes to London!
London, Monday 6th July 2015. Today, Universal Orlando Resort celebrates the one-year anniversary of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley which officially opened on 8th July 2014.
To mark the occasion at London King’s Cross, Diagon Alley will be showcased in a truly unique scenario with 3D street art, or ‘anamorphic’ art, which is a piece of two-dimensional artwork which looks 3D when completed.
The UK market is one of the largest and most important markets travelling to Universal Orlando Resort and today, lucky commuters at London King’s Cross will get a look inside The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando.
Consumers will be able to ‘enter’ Diagon Alley and get a glimpse into J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world, with a photographer on hand to capture the special moment. The art was designed to showcase the newest addition to Universal Studios Florida at Universal Orlando Resort.
At The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley, you can walk through the streets of London to Diagon Alley, where you’ll find many of the wizarding world’s most famous establishments. Get ready for unforgettable thrills when you enter Gringotts bank and find yourself taking an incredible journey on the epic new ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts.
About the Harry Potter Series
Harry Potter continues to be a global phenomenon. Each of the seven books by author J.K. Rowling has broken sales records, with the series to date having sold over 450 million copies worldwide and translated into 77 languages. The Harry Potter films, produced by Warner Bros. Pictures, have grossed more than $7.7 billion to date worldwide at the box office, making Harry Potter the largest-grossing film franchise in history.
About Warner Bros. Entertainment
Warner Bros. Entertainment is a global leader in all forms of entertainment and their related businesses across all current and emerging media and platforms. A Time Warner Company, the fully integrated, broad-based studio is home to one of the most successful collections of brands in the world and stands at the forefront of every aspect of the entertainment industry from feature film, television and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution to DVD, digital distribution, animation, comic books, video games, product and brand licensing, international cinemas and broadcasting.
HARRY POTTER, characters, names and related indicia are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR.
About Universal Orlando Resort
For 25 years, Universal Orlando Resort has been creating epic holidays for the entire family – incredible experiences that place guests in the heart of powerful stories and adventures. Guests can soar above Hogwarts with Harry Potter, swing above the streets with Spider-Man, grab a Krusty burger in Springfield, join the ranks of the Minions and so much more.
Universal Orlando’s two theme parks, Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure, are home to some of the world’s most exciting and innovative attractions. Its on-site resort hotels, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, and Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort are destinations unto themselves. Its entertainment complex, Universal CityWalk, offers dining and entertainment for every member of the family. And just minutes away is Wet ‘n Wild, a family water park.
Universal Orlando Resort has unveiled 18 new guest experiences in the past five years – powerful attractions, incredible dining opportunities and a dramatically themed hotel. And more is on the way. Coming in 2016 is Universal Orlando’s fifth on-site hotel, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort; and Skull Island: Reign of Kong, a groundbreaking attraction in Islands of Adventure. And in 2017 will come Universal’s Volcano Bay, an entirely new water theme park experience.
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