If you’re visiting California, Universal Studios Hollywood is a must visit! Located in Los Angeles, it is not only a film studio but also a theme park that has something for all age groups. From the world famous studio tour to the thrilling rides and the surreal replicas of magical lands promise you an unforgettable visit. Known as “The Entertainment Capital of LA”, we shortlist a few of its attractions that are known to leave all visitors in awe!
- The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter although the newest addition has quickly become one of the most popular! The magnificence of the towering Hogwarts Castle will take your breath away. A glass of butterbeer at ‘Three Broomsticks’ and a visit to ‘Ollivander’s’ for your wand will provide a real-life experience to all fans! To top all this, the thrilling rides like Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey and Flight of the Hippogriff are sure to keep you hooked!
2. Behind-the-scenes Studio Tour
Universal Studios Hollywood is still the world’s largest working movie studio. This behind-the-scenes Studio Tour takes you straight into the movies that you love. The tram tour with narration by Jimmy Fallon takes you into sets from Desperate Housewives to How the Grinch Stole Christmas to the chilling motel from Hitchcock’s Psycho! Mixed with suprise appearances and awe-inspiring special affects, this tour is a must! The night time studio tour is another experience in itself.
3. Springfield – The Simpson’s Ride
captures the unique spirit of the hometown of an extremely loved family worldwide, with favourite locations from this award-winning series. From famous eateries like Krusty Burger, Luigi’s Pizza and Phineas Q. Butterfat’s 5600 Flavors Ice Cream Parlor to iconic watering holes like Moe’s Tavern and Duff’s Brewery, you will feel your favourite show come to life around you!
4. Despicable Me Minion Mayhem
Despicable Me Minion Mayhem inspired the blockbuster Despicable Me movies has been a huge hit among the fans. The 3D Ultra-HD movie motion-stimulator ride along with the Super Silly Fun Land for families, has received an overwhelming response.
5. Jurassic Park – The Ride
This thrilling ride is not for the faint hearted. It brings you face-to-face with the gigantic almost 50-foot beasts like T-Rex before taking an 84 feet plunge down the waterfall! Getting drenched is inevitable as this ride spares none.
6. Transformers – The Ride (3D)
This ride blurs the lines between reality and fiction, with out of the world technology. Fusing HD 3D media and flight stimulation technology, this ride based on the famous movies is a mind-blowing experience.
This completely out of the world experience is larger than life. An interesting story, water galore, movie stunts live, jet ski tricks, pyrotechnics and more! You cannot escape dry especially if you’re in the “Soak Zone”.
8. Halloween Horror Nights
The entire horror film genre was invented here and this event does justice to it. Based on the most frightening movies, series, comics and incorporating the terrible characters, it is sure to keep you up at night!
VIP experience at Universal Studios Hollywood really means VIP! Get treated like a star with this package! It involves exploring areas shut to the general public in a special trolley with a VIP guide. Front-of-the-line access to ALL rides and best seats for any show, inclusive of a gourmet meal in the private dining room, parking as well as VIP entry and exit.
A short stroll from the main park, there is plenty to do in this entertainment district. Lots of stores, restaurants, outdoor entertainment, a 7-storey IMAX and more. It is a one-stop destination for anything you want!