LOS ANGELES, CA (AP) — 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.

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It includes an immersive 3-D ride called Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, along with an outdoor family coaster, Flight of the Hippogriff.

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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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