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Diagon Alley

Diagon Alley from the Prisoner of Azkaban

A cobblestoned shopping area for the wizarding world, where Hogwarts students can purchase necessary supplies

Diagon Alley fact file

Where in the world

Just off Charing Cross Road, London, behind a pub called the Leaky Cauldron

Magical properties

A busy shopping street completely unseen by Muggles and accessible by tapping a special brick in the wall of The Leaky Cauldron three times

Significant events that took place here

Harry's reintroduction to the wizarding world when he arrives with Hagrid to buy his Hogwarts supplies

Peculiar things that live here

Rumour has it that dragons guard the Gringotts vaults below the ground