How Well Do You Know These Harry Potter Locations?


By: Jouviane Alexandre

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Whether you're flying around on your broom, apparating to the closest shop, or using the Floo Network, there are a lot of places to travel around in the Harry Potter world. Can you recognize all of these locations? Find out with this quiz!

What is the name of the train station where the students catch the Hogwarts Express?

In the Harry Potter world, the students must go to King's Cross Station to catch their train. This is based on the actual King's Cross Railway Station located in London.


If you need to buy a wand, to which of these stores are you going?

If you need a wand, you need to head to Ollivanders, which is owned by Mr. Ollivander. He takes your measurements before the wand chooses the wizard or witch.


What is the platform where the Hogwarts students must go to catch the train?

In the Harry Potter universe, the students must enter at platform 9 and 3/4 in order to catch the Hogwarts Express to school.


What is the name of the main government building?

The Ministry of Magic is the main government building in the Harry Potter universe. There you'll find many departments and offices, like the Department of Magical Law Enforcement and Department of Magical Transportation.


On what street do the Dursleys live?

The Dursleys' house address is No. 4 Privet Drive. Harry Potter has lived with them since his parents died.


What place serves as an entryway into Diagon Alley from the Muggle world?

The Leaky Cauldron is a pub used as an entryway into the wizarding world for Muggles. Harry initially crosses this path with Hagrid when he goes shopping for his school supplies.


What is the name of the house in which the Weasleys lived?

The Weasley family lives in the Burrow. The house has numerous spells and charms on it to help with its dilapidated appearance.


What is the name of the wizarding bank?

Gringott's is the wizarding bank that the wizards and witches go to for deposits and withdrawals from their vaults. The bank is run by goblins, creatures known for being mean and strict.


What is the name of the other pub in Hogsmeade that is owned by Dumbledore's brother, Aberforth?

In the first novel, Hagrid mentions to Harry that he goes to The Hog's Head, although it is known for its unsavory clientele. Later in the series, we find out it is owned by Aberforth Dumbledore, Albus Dumbledore's brother.


What is the name of the store on Knockturn Alley that specializes in Dark Arts artifacts?

Borgin & Burkes is a store that sells Dark Arts artifacts. It is llocated on Knockturn Alley . The store is used as the setting for some of the scenes throughout the novels and films.


Which of these schools did Viktor Krum attend?

If you're watching the Harry Potter film, you might believe Durmstrang is an all-boys school. But the school is a co-ed learning facility that is thought to be located in Eastern Europe.


Which of these locations is a sweets shop?

Honeydukes is another shop located in Hogsmeade that students frequent on their free weekends. A secret passageway from inside the castle leads to the shop.


Dementors act as guards at which prison?

Dementors are the guards at Azkaban Prison, which is located somewhere in the North Sea in Britain. Prisoners incarcerated there have included Sirius Black and Bellatrix Lestrange.


What is the name of the academy that Fleur Delacoeur attends?

In "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," we are introduced to Fleur Delacoeur and her French academy, Beauxbatons. The students attend for the Triwizard Tournament.


Where does Hagrid purchase Hedwig for Harry?

Hedwig is a gift from Hagrid to Harry before he starts at Hogwarts for the first time. Hargrid buys him a white owl from Eeylops Owl Emporium.


Which place is owned by Madam Rosmerta?

Madam Rosmerta owns The Three Broomsticks, a popular pub the students of Hogwarts visit on their free weekends.


Where did the Potter family live?

When James and Lily Potter married, they moved to a cottage in Godric's Hollow, the former living place of Godric Gryffindor. This is where they were when Voldemort killed them..


Castelobruxo was a school located where?

Castelobruxo is only mentioned briefly in the Harry Potter world. It is a wizarding school located in Brazil, and it was said that Bill Weasley had a pen pal there.


What is the name of the ice cream parlour located in Diagon Alley?

Florean Fortescue's was an ice cream parlour in Diagon Alley that Harry frequented in his early years. The shop closed down after the sixth novel.


What store in Diagon Alley do the students go to pick up their textbooks?

Flourish & Blotts is a location in Diagon Alley where the Hogwarts students go to buy their textbooks. This is also the location where they first see Gilderoy Lockhart selling his book, "Magical Me."


St. Mungo's is a magical what?

The full name of the establishment is St. Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries. Frank and Alice Longbottom, Neville's parents, are longtime residents of the facility after they were tortured with the Cruciatus curse.


Which family lives in Little Whinging?

After the death of his parents, Harry is forced to live with the Dursleys, in the cupboard under the stairs, in their house in Little Whinging. He is wth them untill he is 12 years old.


In the Harry Potter series, where is Hogwarts located?

Throughout the entirety of the Harry Potter series, an exact town isn't pinpointed as the location for Hogwarts, but it is said to be located somewhere in Scotland.


At which of these stores does Harry buy socks for Dobby?

Gladrags Wizardwear is another store located in Hosgmeade. After using his sock to free Dobby, Harry purchases more socks for him after his help during the TriWizard Tournament.


What is the name of the prison created by Gellert Grindelwald?

Nurmengard is another prison in the Harry Potter universe. This prison was created by the dark wizard, Grindelwald, for his enemies and muggles. After he was defeated by Dumbledore, his prisoners were freed and he himself was held prisoner in his own facility.


Which family's manor is located in Wiltshire, England?

Malfoy Manor is the main manor mentioned in the Harry Potter universe. Later in the series, we see Harry and his friends captured and brought to the Manor. The novels mention that the manor is located in Wiltshire.


What is the name of the wizarding school located in North America?

Ilvermony School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is a wizarding school in North America. The school is said to be located in Massachusetts and also has four houses.


When Harry first tries to Floo to Diagon Alley, where does he end up?

In the book, as well as in the film, Harry tries floo powder for the first time. Instead of landing in Diagon Alley, he lands in Knockturn Alley, an unsavory location with questionable shops and patrons.


Where in Hogsmeade does Sirius Black reveal himself to Harry?

The Shrieking Shack is one of the major scenes in the third Harry Potter installment. Here, Sirius Black takes Ron and his rat, Scabbers (Peter Pettigrew), with the intentions of killing Scabbers. This is when Harry finds out who truly betrayed his parents.


What house number did the Black family live on in Grimmauld Place?

The Black family lived at No. 12 Grimmauld Place in London. The house was used as the headquarters for the Order of the Phoenix. After Sirius Black dies, he leaves it to Harry.


Which of these places is a tea shop?

Madam Puddifoot's is a tea shop located in Hogsmeade. This is where Harry takes Cho Chang for their Valentine's Day date in the fifth novel.


Who lives at Shell Cottage?

Bill Weasley lives at Shell Cottage with his wife, Fleur Delacoeur. When Harry and his friends escape Malfoy Manor, they spend a short time at the cottage hiding.


From where are Voldemort's parents' families?

Tom Riddle's family is from Little Hangleton, a small Muggle town. This is where he killed his grandparents and father.


On what street does Severus Snape live?

Severus Snape, the Half-blood Prince, has a house on Spinner's End, a muggle road. The house is used for several scenes in the series.


Where do Fred and George open up their shop?

After they left Hogwarts early, Fred and George opened up their shop, Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes, in Diagon Alley.


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