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Address: 2-1-33 Sakurajima, Konohana-ku, Osaka 554-0031, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 6-6465-3000
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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This extremely popular theme park is equivalent to the Universal Studios in...

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.

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US$300.21*
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Great playland to enjoy a day or two

Great rides in Universal Studio. The Harry Potter is really nice. Great decoration and very entertaining. The queue is quite bad, some tips from me ... go with the shortest queue... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
jadeblade49
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Semarang, Indonesia
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Semarang, Indonesia
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148 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great rides in Universal Studio. The Harry Potter is really nice. Great decoration and very entertaining. The queue is quite bad, some tips from me ... go with the shortest queue first because its getting less and less queue in the afternoon. Also dont forget to try the butterbeer !

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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to visit but be prepared for long queues to play the rides and rather expensive food. Of course you could cut some queues with Fastpass but be prepared to pay.

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Thank AmosWoo
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good . My 8 yr old loved the Harry Potter village . My 70 yr old father couldn't stomach consecutive rides but agreed the Spider-Man and Harry Potter rides were great . Pity q was long . The jaws ride was hilarious

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Las Vegas
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58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This park is easy to get to by subway. This is the cleanest amusment park I have been to. It might be because Japan is the cleanest country I have seen. The Harry Potter area is very spectacular and I have never seen any of the movies.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The flying dinosaur, Hollywood dream ride and the whole of the Harry Potter world was amazing. I enjoyed every single experience here. The lines get extremely long so I suggest purchasing express tickets for the rides mentioned above and arriving at the park before it opens.

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Paranaque, Philippines
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everybody loves it.Start your morning early for the opening.This is a fun place for everyone for summer,christmas or many events.

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Thank heartgab
New Brighton North, New Zealand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a nice place, the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is very good (the castle is fantastic), but there was way too many people. The "timing tickets" are simply awful. The whole idea is that you are forced to wait walking around or purchasing overprices stuff waiting for your chance to enter the sector you are interested in. Pity... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The kids absolutely loved it. Need to start early in the morning as we finished in the night. There are lockers avaiable of you need to stash any belongings or baggage which was convenient. Food is plentiful both inside and outside. Great place for families

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Singapore
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

To avoid disappointment, be sure to get your tickets online before heading down. Queues can get really crazy - ANYTIME/ANYDAY. Its a destination not only for tourists but also for locals. They queues can take hours for you to get in. When purchasing tickets can get QR code printed, easy access to get in. For the roller coaster ride please... More 

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Osaka, Japan
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16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you need a break from the usual touristy sights, this is a fun place to go. I recommend getting there early before it opens because you'll be able to get on the most popular rides before there is a line up. The restaurants are pricey inside and outside of the park.

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