In J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, shortened Hogwarts, is a fictional British school of magic for students aged eleven to eighteen, and is the primary setting for the first six books. Here are 21 real college campuses that look like Hogwarts, or so we’d like to think. Continue reading to see them all.

Bonus Video – Hogwarts Castle Harry Potter Forbidden Journey Ride

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey is the signature amusement ride of the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at the Islands of Adventure theme park in Orlando, Florida. The ride takes guests through scenes and environments in and around Hogwarts Castle from the Harry Potter series of books and films.

Mark Woodbury, president of Universal Creative, described the ride as an in-depth look at the world of Harry Potter, which utilizes never before seen technology which transforms “the theme park experience as you know it”

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