Universal Studios Hollywood theme park is located in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles County, California based on some of the most popular scenes and characters from film and television. In 2017, the park hosted 9,056,000 guests, ranking it 15th in the world and 9th among North American parks.
Universal Studios Hollywood is split into two areas on different levels, connected by a series of escalators called the Starway. These areas are known as the Upper lot and Lower lot. As of February 2016, Universal Studios Hollywood contains 9 rides, 7 shows, and a large outdoor play area, including Transformers: The Ride-3D, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem 3-D motion-simulator, the famous tram tour through Wisteria Lane, the setting for the TV show “Desperate Housewives,” and the creepy Bates Motel from “Psycho.”
The park also feature several meet-and-greet with cartoon favorites like SpongeBob SquarePants and The Simpsons. , riders join Optimus Prime in his battle against the Decepticons; meanwhile, youngsters will love the (complete with a minion dance party).
The main attractions are located at Wizarding World of Harry Potter, a new land that officially opened April 7, 2016. It includes a family-friendly roller coaster ride and a motion simulator that features aerobatics. There are also live shows that take place, the Frog Choir and Ollivander’s Wand Show. In the Hogsmeade, you can purchase souvenirs and food based on the books and films.
The amusement park is open daily; hours most days are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., though the park sometimes opens at 9 a.m. and extends its hours until 10 p.m.
Visited during Christmas 2018 and much preferred this to Disneyland. Maybe it’s just a little more grown-up, less sickly.
The Harry Potter ride was incredible! So was the Tour, Jurassic Park, Simpsons.
Loved the whole day !
By Pia Cross. 17/1/2019
Location: 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608, USA
Tickets: From 100 USD one day adults (online)Top Rides
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