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Universal Orlando's Harry Potter Diagon Alley opens July 8

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Universal Orlando says its second Harry Potter attraction will open on July 8. Universal Orlando photo Universal Orlando says its second Harry Potter attraction will open on July 8. Universal Orlando photo
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ORLANDO, FL (WFLA) -

Universal Orlando says its second Harry Potter attraction will open on July 8.

The new attraction, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley, will open at the Universal Studios theme park.

The attraction will feature the thrill ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts.

Guests will be able to experience places in the Harry Potter books and films including the Knights Bus in London. Guests can also board the Hogwarts Express and travel between London and Hogsmeade. They'll also be able to walk the streets of Diagon Alley, explore shops like Weasley's Wizard Wheezes, dine in the Leaky Caulderon, embark on an adventure through Gringotts bank vaults and more, according to a Universal Orlando news release.

Universal's original Harry Potter attraction, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, opened in 2010 and is located in Universal's Islands of Adventure theme park.

If guests want to visit both Harry Potter attractions, one day, combo tickets are available for $130 for kids and $136 for adults. One day, single park tickets cost $90 for kids and $96 for adults. Vacation packages are also available.

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