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New Harry Potter attraction opens at Universal Orlando

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Harry Potter fans enter Diagon' Alley Tuesday. WESH TV photo Harry Potter fans enter Diagon' Alley Tuesday. WESH TV photo
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    The new Harry Potter-themed area opening at Universal Orlando Resort this summer will allow fans to ride the Hogwarts Express train and experience the British countryside just as the characters did in the book and movie series.


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Fans waited in line at Universal Orlando Resort for Tuesday's opening of the new attraction, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley.

On Tuesday morning, the wait for the Escape from Gringott's Bank ride was up to six hours long, reported WESH TV.

Another feature of the new park is a train called Hogwart's Express, which takes visitors who have a two-park pass from the Hogsmeade area in Islands of Adventure to Diagon Alley, which is located in a new, expanded area of Universal.

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