Are You A Potterhead Like Mrunal Thakur? These Places Are For You

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When Mrunal Thakur Met Harry Potter

Mrunal Thakur visited New York recently and seized the opportunity to meet Daniel Radcliffe. Her Potterhead enthusiasm was evident through the pictures and videos she posted. If you are also a Harry Potter fan like Thakur, here are some places from the series that you must visit.

Thakur with Radcliffe | mrunalthakur/instagram

Alnwick Castle, England

An 11th-century Gothic architecture, the Alnwick Castle is features as the magical Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry during the "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" (2001) and the "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" (2002).

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The Elephant House, Scotland

You can grab delectable tea or coffee at the Elephant House in Edinburgh which is also known as the "birthplace of Harry Potter." Don't forget to bring a marker with you to add to the heartfelt messages on the bathroom wall.

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The Jacobite, Scotland

Famous globally as the "Hogwarts Express," the Jacobite Steam Trains runs from Fort Williams to Mallaig crossing the "bridge to Hogwarts." Travellers can book their tickets for the route starting at INR 2700.

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Leadenhall Market, England

The Leadenhall Market is a bustling Victorian shopping area that offers a diverse range of goods for sale. This market was used as a filming location for the area leading to the famous wizarding pub, The Leaky Cauldron, and inspired the enchanting shopping street, Diagon Alley.

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Black Park, England

Various scenes in the Harry Potter series, including Hagrid's hut in the first two films, the Forbidden Forest, and the location where Hagrid showed Harry the dragons in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" were all filmed in the Black Park of England.

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Kings Cross, England

Harry Potter fans would be delighted to know that they can find Platform 9 ¾ at Kings Cross. Additionally, there is a store where you can buy Harry Potter merchandise. Traveller can take photos with the iconic luggage trolley before embarking on your magical journey.

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Bodleian Library, England

The Bodleian Library in Oxford, which may have existed since 1602, was the setting for a scene in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," featuring Duke Humfrey's library's oldest shelves of ancient books.

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Christ Church, England

The Hogwarts Dining Hall was inspired by Christ Church's Great Hall. At Christ Church, you can see the staircase where Professor McGonagall first met Harry, Hermione, and Ron.

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Millennium Bridge, England

At the beginning of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," the Millennium Bridge was seen collapsing into the River Thames. However, the real-life pedestrian-only bridge still stands and offers fantastic photo opportunities showcasing the River Thames and St. Paul's Cathedral.

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Glencoe, Scotland

Glencoe served as the stunning backdrop for outdoor scenes in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban." The area is known for waterfalls and vibrant local culture.

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