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Jack goes to Diagon Alley

Jacks checks out the newest Harry Potter attraction, Diagon Ally, at Universal Orlando.

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    Sneak Peak
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    Grand Opening set for July 7th, 2014
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    The beginning of the journey at the train station in Hogsmeade at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Islands of Adventure
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    The train station in Hogsmeade at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Islands of Adventure
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    The Hogwarts Express is running on time.
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    All Aboard!
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    The train ride brings us to Kings Cross station at Universal Studios.
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    The staff at Kings Cross station at Universal Studios.
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    The entrance to Diagon Alley is across the pond from The Simpsons area at Universal Studios.
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    The exterior area near the entrance to Diagon Alley.
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    Waiting for the Doctor...oh wait...wrong story?
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    The exterior area near the entrance to Diagon Alley.
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    Me in front of the Knight Bus, which is how Harry Potter first got to Diagon Alley (in the book & movie)
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    The interior of the Knight Bus
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    Top of the fountain outside Diagon Alley.
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    Waiting for the big reveal, I figure their will probably be fireworks or something...
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    BINGO
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    Inside The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley
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    Parts of Diagon Alley are open air, this part is covered, which will be nice in future Florida afternoon thunderstorms.
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    The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley
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    Live entertainment on an outdoor stage in Diagon Alley
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    A dessert station for the party goers.
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    The dragon is perched atop Gringotts Bank
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    The dragon breathes fire, and I am just waiting...
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    GOT IT!
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    A goblin statue outside of Gringotts bank
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    The lone ride in Diagon Alley is "Escape from Gringotts"
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    The main lobby inside Gringotts Bank
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    Goblin Bankers line the lobby of Gringotts
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    My loan was not approved
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    Some of the scenes from the line for "Escape from Gringotts"
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    More shots of Diagon Alley
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    More shots of Diagon Alley
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    Some of the scenes from the line for "Escape from Gringotts"
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    Inside Borgin and Burke's on Diagon Alley
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    Some of the darker souvenirs inside Borgin and Burke's. One of the retail shoppes on Diagon Alley.
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    Some of the darker souvenirs inside Borgin and Burke's. One of the retail shoppes on Diagon Alley.
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    Some of the darker souvenirs inside Borgin and Burke's. One of the retail shoppes on Diagon Alley.
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    My instagram shot with filter. I got tired of waiting for the fire. (every 7 minutes or so)
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    We were some of the last to leave Universal Studios that night.