Toshimaen in Tokyo will closed after 94 years to make way for Harry Potter theme park

Posted Monday, August 31, 2020 10:08 AM | Contributed by Jeff

A family-friendly amusement park in Tokyo ceased operations Monday 94 years after it first opened, with part of the site slated to be turned into a new Harry Potter theme park in 2023. Toshimaen, which opened in September 1926, was one of the largest amusement parks in the capital with over 30 rides and attractions including a wooden carousel that was made in Germany in 1907 and brought to the park in 1971.

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