April 07, 2016 - 6:30 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - A big crowd has turned out at Universal Studios Hollywood for the opening of its new Harry Potter-themed attraction.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened before dawn Thursday.
It includes an immersive 3-D ride called Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, along with an outdoor family coaster, Flight of the Hippogriff.
The Wizarding World also features depictions of Hogwarts castle and the village of Hogsmeade, both central backdrops for the "Harry Potter" book and movie series.
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