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Site member Readr reveals how the world of Harry Potter became reality in a theme park - and takes us on a guided tour!

In 1990 on a train from Manchester to London Joanne Rowling had an idea which would change her life forever. Harry Potter, a modern classic, was born. A character who was destined to become as famous as Mickey Mouse. The films starring Daniel Radcliffe were huge successes too. Now fans could not only read the stories, but also watch them on the cinema screen.

You could imagine the magic world, while reading J.K. Rowling's words, see it onscreen and now you also can feel it. Walking within Hogwarts' walls, flying at Harry Potter's side trying to escape an evil dragon, are now a part of our reality. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been brought to life.

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