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Universal Studios Japan

2-1-33 Sakurajima, Konohana-ku, Osaka 554-0031, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6465-3000
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This extremely popular theme park is equivalent to the Universal Studios in Hollywood and Orlando, and features shows, rides and restaurants based on famous movie themes, like Jaws, Back to the Future and Terminator.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“express pass” (745 reviews)
“harry potter” (911 reviews)
“theme park” (404 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
2-1-33 Sakurajima, Konohana-ku, Osaka 554-0031, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6465-3000
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Reviewed yesterday

I can't get enough of it. I made the best decision to visit Osaka in January and visit USJ during the weekday. I'm able to finish all show and rides attraction (minus the kiddies one) in less than 5 hours. But its a shame I'm...More

Thank nurizzb
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went here when visiting Osaka. We bought the express pass 4 which included the Harry Potter area and rides around the park. We loved it. Great day, plan and budget to spend money on food cause you can't bring your own in, arrive early...More

Thank Nswelise
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Prepare for hour long waits on every ride. Lots to do and see. Much like movie world in Australia. If you get churros then wait it’s not so bad. Best ride is Harry Potter one in the castle. Well worth the wait.

Thank Maddie H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Huge place. Better to pre-book your tickets online. Also don't forget to get the Express pass in advance to skip queues for the popular rides. Spent the whole day there; had a fantastic time. Good for both adults and children. Easy to get to from...More

Thank Danielle_Jamie
Reviewed 2 days ago

Let's face it Universal Studios is always a great place to visit but the location in Osaka was special. The Japanese people are so incredible. They are polite and just a pleasure to be around. The employees were so energetic, helpful and pleasant it makes...More

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is, like, The BEST! I love the roller coasters and the lollipops. ITS HEAVEN FOR US CHILDREN!! :):) I enjoy EVERYTHING, and I love the games and the gift shop! Aaaa! I even met my friend there!$$$$$$

Thank Maggie T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visiting on a weekday in the middle of January (outside of Japanese school holidays) meant that USJ was probably relatively quiet. There were queues for the main rides but not nearly as long as the barriers suggested they could be. A fun day for our...More

Thank paravion2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

Plan ahead if you decide to fully utilize your day in USJ! We decided to go on a low peak season and it was a good decision. Managed to tried almost all the major rides with minimal queuing time without an express ticket. The wizarding...More

Thank TOH_TB
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited USJ for one day by myself and had an amazing time. I didn’t wait long for any rides although it was moderately busy. It’s especially helpful with the single rider line. Every employee was genuinely cheerful and helpful. Everything was easy to understand...More

Thank rmunequitad
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

2 hour wait to get on main attractions. Express ticket a must. Harry Potter park is amazing!! Very clean and well organised.

Thank Michelle P
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Priscilla C
15 January 2018|
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Response from Jodie S | Reviewed this property |
Ok you can check expected crowd level online but I don’t thing midweek usually attracts very high numbers. We did not buy express passes but were ok to miss rides if we faced long wait times. Harry Potter world did not use... More
xPiLoNx P
11 January 2018|
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Response from Nancy B | Reviewed this property |
Even without taking any rides, it was still fun to be at Universal Studios. There’s just so much to see! I didn’t take any rides because of motion sickness. But I enjoyed sitting and watching happy faces. It was a whole day... More
11 January 2018|
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Response from Martyn R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Liz, not sure if all the gates have scanners but I know the two gates to your right as you enter have.