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Harry Potter’s Warner Bros Studio Tour To Launch New Expansion with Gringotts Wizarding Bank update

Any hardcore Potter fans out there may want to make their way to London this April, because on the 6th of April 2019 the Warner Bros Studio Tour is to get a major expansion with the introduction of Gringotts Wizarding Bank. That means that you the fans will be able to walk through the original set of this Diagon Alley staple.

The lucky visitors will be able to visit the banking hall of Gringotts, enter the infamous Lestrange vault which is filled with props, such as the Sword of Gryffindor and Helga Hufflepuff’s Cup) and pass through a gallery of goblins. While there they will also get a look at the costumes and prosthetic’s belonging to the goblin bankers.s

The bank will be complete with towering marble pillars, three crystal chandeliers and finished with brass leaf, while the goblin tellers’ desks will be completed with inkwells, quills, ledgers and piles of Galleons, Sickles and Knuts. The prop-making department, led by Pierre Bohanna, created more than 210,000 coins for the final two films alone.

This is a must see pilgrimage for any Harry Potter fan.

 

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