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Universal Studios Hollywood, Los Angeles

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#1 of 77 in Theme Parks in California
Must see · Theme Park · Water / Amusement Park
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For an ultimate Hollywood experience, visit Universal Studios Hollywood, a film studio, theme park, and a self-contained city all its own. One of the oldest Hollywood studios still in use, this show business complex considers itself "the entertainment capital of Los Angeles." Originally created to offer tours of real film studios, sets, and sound stages, the complex now offers live shows, thrill rides, and behind-the-scenes presentations about the movie-making process. To see the highlights, take a tram tour of the sound stages and sets designed specifically for some of the studio's biggest blockbusters. You can also choose from indoor and outdoor roller-coaster rides that provide you the chance to face King Kong, a shark attack, dinosaurs, and a powerful earthquake. Arrange to visit Universal Studios Hollywood and other attractions in Los Angeles using our Los Angeles trip tool.
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  • Visited for first time. really had good time here. its busy in the afternoon so you are better off to get here early morning. 
    Visited for first time. really had good time here. its busy in the afternoon so you are better off to get here early morning.  more »
  • Although we enjoyed our time here, only 1 day was needed. Having visited Universal Orlando last year left us amazed. 
    Although we enjoyed our time here, only 1 day was needed. Having visited Universal Orlando last year left us amazed.  more »
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  • I love this place! They always keep updating the attractions. There is a significant variety of food options to choose from. I would definitely try to avoid going there on the weekend if possible, especially during spring break. It gets super busy. But the thing that I love the most about this part is how efficient everything is. Compared to other theme parks such as Magic Mountain, the people that work here are very good at making sure everything stays organized and moves quickly. Customer service is outstanding, if not exceptional. Everyone is very friendly. I would definitely recommend getting an express pass, especially on the weekend. It will save you a lot of time and misery, especially in the summer. Definitely recommend visiting here
  • The park was absolutely amazing and fun! We had a blast! Must try the Transformer, mummy ride, and Harry Potter inside the castle. Those are the absolute best! I recommend upgrading to the express unlimited tickets. Cost was like $307 each but we did not have any wait times and rode rides back to back and the same people were still standing 1hr plus away after we would pass through like 2 times. We completed the park by 5pm and had arrived at 9:30am. We were only able to do this because we had the express.

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