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  • J.K. Rowling's magical imagination has made a huge impact on "Harry Potter" fans around the world.

  • From real-life Hogwarts theme parks in Japan, Hollywood, and Orlando, Florida to "Goblet of Fire"-inspired cocktails in Singapore, here are the world's best experiences for "Harry Potter" fans.

  • Enter the world of "Harry Potter" when you embark on this tour in London.

  • The Warner Bros. Studio Tour lets visitors discover the filmmaking magic.

  • Step into iconic sets like the Forbidden Forest and the Great Hall.

  • Explore authentic, handcrafted props and get interactive by learning wizard moves and wand choreography.

  • Learn how original costumes from the movie were made and try them on for yourself.

  • The studio also serves Butterbeer and Butterbeer ice cream.

  • Admission for the tour costs about $56.

  • Ever dreamed of a ride on the Hogwarts Express?

  • Head to Scotland to ride the Jacobite steam train,commonly known as the "Harry Potter" train.

  • It runs 84 miles over the West Highland railway line, offering scenic views, including the 21-arch Glenfinnan Viaduct, as seen in the movies.

  • Some of the carriages on the train were actually used in the "Harry Potter" movies.

  • Drink from the Goblet of Fire at Platform 1094, a "Harry Potter"-themed restaurant in Singapore.

  • Blue Curaçao liqueur is poured into a small cauldron, followed by torched rum.

  • The final touch includes a few dashes of cinnamon flakes to create fire.

  • Sleep like a wizard at the Georgian House Hotel in London where the rooms are inspired by the "Harry Potter" books.

  • The Wizard Chambers and Enchanted Chambers can be accessed through a bookcase door.

  • Walk through the candlelit passageway with portraits hanging on the walls.

  • The rooms feature velvet curtains, cauldrons, stained glass windows, and other ancient artifacts that give off a wizarding-world feel.

  • Is there a real Platform 9 3/4?

  • The answer is yes.

  • Find it at King's Cross Station in London.

  • Potterheads line up to take a picture next to the famous, secret train platform.

  • Hold on to the luggage trolley that's already halfway through the barrier.

  • Next to the photo op is The Harry Potter Shop.

  • Inside, they sell tons of fun merchandise, like golden snitches.

  • Harry Potter: The Exhibition allows visitors to get a closer look at the skills used to create some of the props used in movies.

  • Harvest mandrakes, try your luck with Quidditch,and get sorted into a house.

  • The exhibition travels around the world, so check to see when it's in your city.

  • This wizarding-bartending course will teach you how to create the perfect magical drink.

  • Throw on a robe and grab a wand to be part of The Cauldron Magical Experience.

  • The one-hour-and-45-minute class will turn you into a potions master.

  • Guests use their wands to dispense beer from the "tree of life," then make two interactive potions.

  • The cauldron originally opened as a pop-up but is now located in four cities around the world.

  • You can find it in New York City, London, Edinburgh, and Dublin.

  • Cutter & Squidge in London serves afternoon tea with a twist.

  • Head to the Potion Room and throw on a cloak.

  • Guests take a two-hour wizardry and alchemy class, followed by sipping on magical teas.

  • Among the most recognized "Harry Potter" attractions is Universal Studios' Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

  • Head to one of the three locations, in Orlando, Florida; Hollywood; and Osaka, Japan.

  • The three parks share similar attractions, like the Hogwarts Castle, the village of Hogsmeade, and a family-friendly coaster, Flight of the Hippogriff.

  • If you're visiting Orlando, be sure to try the newest coaster, Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure.

  • Opt to ride the motorbike or sidecar through the Forbidden Forest.

  • One other ride that's found only in Orlando is Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts.

  • Universal Hollywood may be smaller, but you can walk through Hogsmeade and discover all of the fun shops, like Ollivanders, or you can, of course, purchase your very own wand.

  • Just like in the books and movies, there is a lake below Hogwarts at Universal Japan, which is a feature unique to that park.

  • What "Harry Potter"-comes-to-life experience is your favorite?

  • Are there any we missed?

  • Let us know in the comments below.

J.K. Rowling's magical imagination has made a huge impact on "Harry Potter" fans around the world.

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World's Best Experiences For 'Harry Potter' Fans

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