Universal Studios is one of the oldest and famous movie studios with the biggest amusement and entertainment thematic park located in Los Angeles, California. It rises above North Hollywood, as they say, “Exactly where we want the other studios to see us.” This is the place where any person’s dearest wish, to step over the screen can be realized. The place where you may spill the beans of the unique world of cinema.z
In 1915, the head of the studio, Carl Laemmle first opened access to the set for all comers. People could see the first production of silent films for just 25 cents. Century later, the Universal studio is striking in its scale and effects. This is a unique city dedicated entirely to the cinema and cartoons wold. It includes areas according to the plot and heroes from specific films. On its territory, there are many attractions and characters from famous films and cartoons shot at Universal Studios. The most popular and spectacular – Transformers, Shrek, Harry Potter, Despicable Me, the Mummy, and others. Also, there you can see things, characters, scenery, and even fake streets that were once used in the shooting. In addition to entertainment pavilions, there are also operating ones in which films are made in the here and now mode.
Here are 15 reasons why you need to visit Universal Studios if you still have a doubt
15. Become A Member Of The Real Action Movie
“Water World” is one of the most spectacular shows with professional stuntmen. You will be a witness to a thrilling sea battle with dangerous dives and massive explosions and become a member of this action movie. Actors jump, shoot, burn and fight! If you are sitting in the front row, the scooter may douse you with water.
14. An Unforgettable Trip With Jimmy Fallon
0Studio Tour with unique special effects. Within an hour, guests on a special tram will pass by the real scenery of the famous movies. The guide, voiced by the famous comedian Jamie Fallon, will help you pay attention to all the unique sights. You will take a chance to pass the place of “War of the Worlds” shot and see a real flood (keep the camera away, it really can get wet!). Feel the 8-point earthquake and find yourself in the center of the destroyed metro station. You will take part in the 3D battle with King Kong and dinosaurs. We hope the bloody scene from the «Jaws» movie will not horrify you. Also, you will take part in a speedy pursuit along with the heroes of the “Fast and the Furious” movie. Perhaps you will even drive close to the actual new movie shooting.
13. No More Waiting For A Letter From Hogwarts
Hogwarts Castle with its picturesque landscapes, moving paintings and magic classrooms is the most desirable place for fans from all over the world. can see the wonders of the castle and participate in an exciting broom race with Harry on the Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey trip. Other amusements include the Flight of the Hippogriff roller coaster, Ollivanders magic wand store, Hogwarts frog vocal student shows, and Hogwarts Express. The slanting alley, on which the Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts roller coaster are located with an extreme ride with special effects through the bank’s underground vaults. And don’t forget to visit Three Broomsticks & Hog’s Head Pub and order a butterbeer.
12. Walking Dead – The Attraction For Thrill fans
Actions take place in an old terrifying hospital. Blood on the walls, blinking light, and other effects take you into a terrible post-apocalyptic world. Pained and dressed as zombie actors attack the visitors. Everyone screams – someone out of fear and someone out of delight.
11. Jurassic Park (Jurassic World)
On this unusual attraction, you will feel like guests of Jurassic Park. Here you have an unforgettable boat adventure through the wild unexplored jungle and see with your own eyes dinosaurs in a natural habitat. Get ready for sharp turns, there is a high probability of getting wet from head to toe!
10. Revenge of the Mummy The Ride For The Bravest
Revenge of the mummy is another crazy thematic trip among mummies, sarcophagi, and scarabs. Speed roller coaster in the ancient tomb whose route passes in complete darkness along a winding road will increase your adrenaline level to the limit. This revived story in the underworld is only suitable for the most daring archaeologists!
9. Let Me Hear Your Woo Hoo
The Simpsons Ride is a real Springfield, with all its places worth seeing. ride with HomeEmbark on an exciting 4D virtual roller coaster r, Marge, Bart, and Lisa. After you can enjoy the burger in “Krusty Burger” with a signature cocktail in the “Mo Tavern” and visit “Luigi Pizza”. Do not miss the “Duff Brewery” and try the beer that Homer loves so much.
8. Do not forget about black glasses
Finally, the earth will be safe, because a newcomer in black goes on patrol. Are you ready to fight next to your new colleagues against annoying aliens? Put on your seatbelts, take a laser, and prepare to test your skills. Please shot aliens, not innocent people. Watch out for oncoming cars and collect as many points as possible so they cannot take our motherland!
7. You Better Have a Couple of Bananas
An equally noteworthy is ae 4D amusement rid with computer animation Despicable Me Minion Mayhem. An exciting adventure race through the supervillains laboratory with funny minion friends. After this, you may show all your talents at a Minion Style Dance Party.
6. Universal’s Animal Actors
A show of animal actors, where charming animals (cats, dogs, parrots, guinea pigs, and other animals) show funny tricks. A great opportunity to see animals from movies in action with their human trainers.
5. Special Effects Stages
The soul of any action cinema is, of course, a team of specialists working on special effects. And here on the Special Effects Stages, they are ready to share all secrets. Perhaps you will be one of the Bravehearts who become a test subject. You can see the old trick with a translucent frame and a fan, which will help create the effect of streaming in the wind hair. Witness a plausible cut-off of a hand with a special knife and artificial blood. You will know more about the modern effects of green canvas and a computer. And how a man in a black tight suit with green glued dots on his arms, legs, and body can become a monster.
4. Central Production Site
The central production site is a straight street starting from the main park entrance. There are several entertainments such as a 4D-trip “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem”, a 4D-film “Shrek” and a 51 meter high Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster. The length of which is 1200 meters with a loop and several spirals and with a speed 105 kilometers per hour. There is also an open stage of the Universal Music Plaza Stage, which hosts various concerts and festivals. The main feature is the street’s daily Universal’s Superstar Parade with the cartoon characters of Despicable Me, The Secret Life of Pets, SpongeBob SquarePants, Dasha Traveler, Come On, Diego! Forward!” and others.
3. Waterpark Volcanic Bay (Volcano Bay)
A 21-hectare volcanic bay opened in 2017 at the site of Wet ‘n Wild Water Park. The water park has 4 thematic zones (Krakatau, wave village, river village, and tropical wave village), above which the artificial volcano Krakatau 61 meters high. At day, waterfalls fall from the volcano but In the evening a special highlight turns water into lava flows. Moreover, the water park has many water slides for large and small visitors, several pools, including a wave, 2 rivers, and playgrounds.
2. TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D
One of the most modern and high-tech amusement ride of Transformers: The Ride 3D. Visitors get into four-seater cars, and an unimaginable trip begins. Everything around you star to explode and huge transformers attack your car from all sides. Then it wraps you up with fire and your car deftly dodges and rushes into the abyss. Here you may feel yourself a real transformer and see the world through its eyes.
1. Universal CityWalk
After visiting Universal Park, you will not be able to miss this large street with many bars, cafes, and shops. All works until late at night even when the Universal park already closed. A place for true gourmets and lovers of memorable souvenirs. On a CityWalk, you can choose a cafe or restaurant for every taste with a varied menu of different nationalities. You can also entertain yourself by going to one of the 17 theaters, the 7-story IMAX cinema, or listen to live music on a street.
At Universal Studio, anyone can touch the “heart of Hollywood,” and see the filming pavilions. Here you can watch the amazing stunts and modern special effects. Moreover, you may become a part of the Harry Potter universe, find yourself in the mummy tomb and see the world after the apocalypse. You may challenge your courage, face fears, and even learn something new. All this and many other fantastic experiences await you at Universal Studios.
In addition to the very first and legendary “Universal Studios Hollywood” in California, a Universal Studios theme parks are also ready to welcome its guests in Orlando, Florida ” Universal Orlando Resort “, in Osaka, Japan “Universal Studios Japan”, and in Singapore “Universal Studios Singapore”.