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The Fountain of Eros (alternatively known as the Eros Fountain, Shaftesbury Monument Memorial Fountain, the Anteros Fountain, or The Angel of Christian Charity) is a bronze fountain topped with an aluminium statue, erected in 1893 to commemorate the philanthropic works of the 7th Earl of Shaftesbury. It's located in Piccadilly Circus, by Shaftesbury Avenue.
Behind the scenes
- Eros Fountain features on the Diagon Alley expansion of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, on a section depicting Muggle London featuring landmarks such as King's Cross Station, Wyndham's Theatre, Leicester Square Station, Grimmauld Place, and a typical red London phonebooth.
- Eros Fountain makes an appearance in Robert Galbraith's The Cuckoo's Calling, as the place in which Robin Ellacott (Cormoran Strike's partner)'s boyfriend proposes to her, in the beginning of the novel.
Notes and references
- ↑ Interactive Knight Bus Shrunken Head & Conductor in Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando at YouTube.com
- ↑ "A closer look at plans for Universal Studios Florida's Harry Potter Diagon Alley, and an expected opening date" at Theme Park Insider
- ↑ "‘Wizarding World – Diagon Alley’: 7 secrets unveiled in the concept art" at Hypable