Warner Bros. Studio Tour London's The Making of Harry Potter is London's new attraction where Harry Potter fans can tour the Diagon Alley set and many more, including the Gryffindor common room, the Gryffindor boys' dormitory and Dumbledore's office.

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London’s The Making of Harry Potter is London’s new attraction where Harry Potter fans can tour the Diagon Alley set and many more, including the Gryffindor common room, the Gryffindor boys’ dormitory and Dumbledore’s office.

Google Street View Gets Fantasy Addition

Many people use the Google Maps Street View feature to look at different places around the world, and now they can take a peek into the world of Harry Potter. Diagon Alley has been added to the service, offering a 360 degree view for excited fans of the acclaimed fantasy series by J.K. Rowling.

The street view contains the shopping area, which is made up of various shops on a cobbled street. Those familiar with the books and the films based on them know that Diagon Alley is a secret space behind a pub called the Leaky Cauldron.

Diagon Alley is not a real place but serves as the entry point for London’s Warner Bros Studio Tour. The exhibit offers a joke store called Wizard Wheezes, a bank named Gringotts Wizarding and a wand shop called Ollivanders. Construction of the mystical locale took 90 days, and another six months were needed to create the 20,000 items for shop shelves.

Google has stated that it recently added more than 1,000 new locations to its Street View feature, including sports venues and landmarks of historical importance.

The Harry Potter book series has sold nearly 500 million copies worldwide since 1997.

Explore Diagon Alley on Google Street View


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Ollivander's is a wand shop that opened in 382 BC, according to the books. The Google Street View images show a wand lying on a faded purple cushion in the window. The story goes that Harry Potter was taken to Ollivander's in 1991 to buy a wand for his first year at Hogwarts. Harry tried dozens of wands before he was chosen by a wand of Holly and Phoenix Feather - a 'brother' to the wand that had killed his parents

Ollivander’s is a wand shop that opened in 382 BC, according to the books. The Google Street View images show a wand lying on a faded purple cushion in the window. The story goes that Harry Potter was taken to Ollivander’s in 1991 to buy a wand for his first year at Hogwarts. Harry tried dozens of wands before he was chosen by a wand of Holly and Phoenix Feather – a ‘brother’ to the wand that had killed his parents

Mr Mulpepper's Apothecary, pictured, is a shop in Diagon Alley that sells potion ingredients in the Harry Potter films. In the books it sells Potion Kit Bags for 10 sickles and Cleaning Solutions & Restorative Draughts. It has a chain of stores with another shop appearing in Knockturn Alley later in the series

Mr Mulpepper’s Apothecary, pictured, is a shop in Diagon Alley that sells potion ingredients in the Harry Potter films. In the books it sells Potion Kit Bags for 10 sickles and Cleaning Solutions & Restorative Draughts. It has a chain of stores with another shop appearing in Knockturn Alley later in the series

You can now explore the set of Diagon Alley - the famous street from the Harry Potter films - that features Ollivander's Wand shop, Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes and Gringotts Bank - on Google Street View. The set is the first part of the Warner Bros studios tour in Leavesden to be made available online

You can now explore the set of Diagon Alley – the famous street from the Harry Potter films – that features Ollivander’s Wand shop, Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes and Gringotts Bank – on Google Street View. The set is the first part of the Warner Bros studios tour in Leavesden to be made available online

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Google Street View performs Harry Potter summoning charm to bring Diagon Alley to fans
http://www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/going-out/film/harry-potter-google-street-view-2028627

Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley featured on Google’s Street View
http://www.cbc.ca/news/yourcommunity/2013/07/harry-potters-diagon-alley-featured-on-googles-street-view.html#igImgId_75245

That’s magic! Google adds the spellbinding set of Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley to its Street View service
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2356778/Thats-magic-Google-adds-spellbinding-set-Harry-Potters-Diagon-Alley-Street-View-service.html#ixzz2YJA4XH56