Universal Studios Japan today announced the Grand Opening of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” and unveiled the Hogwarts castle.
“The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” will open to the public on July 15, 2014
At the event Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said, “We cannot wait for the July 15 opening. ‘The Wizarding World of Harry Potter’ will be a wonderful addition to Universal Studios Japan and will contribute to energizing Osaka and the local economy.”
Universal Studios Japan has also launched a dedicated “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” website: www.usj.co.jp/harrypotter within the official Universal Studios Japan website.
As well as being able to explore Hogwarts™ castle, “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” will include the Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ ride, the Flight of the Hippogriff™ family ride, themed dining and retail experiences and street entertainment.
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