Universal City sits in LA's San Fernando Valley, a 415 acre chunk of prime real estate owned by Universal Studios HollywoodSM, the world's largest working movie studio. Incorporating the studios where filming has taken place since 1915 and Universal Citywalk, with a great array of entertainment, shopping and dining options.
Go behind the scenes on the world famous Studio Tour to explore where Hollywood movies are made.
A day in the park must include the Studio Tour to visit the “Backlot” where all the filming takes place along with some thrilling attractions that put you inside the movies themselves, including:
The award-winning King Kong 360 3D the worlds’ largest 3D experience created by Peter Jackson
See Wisteria Lane from ABC’s hit series Desperate Housewives
Brace yourself as Jaws lurks deep beneath the waters
Ride along with the all-star cast from the hit movies on an exhilarating high-speed chase that exceeds 120 miles per hour with the finale of the Studio Tour - Fast & Furious Supercharged
Come face-to-face with Norman Bates at the legendary Bates Motel from Psycho
Visit 13 city blocks on four acres of historic studio lot in the largest set construction project in studio history, built with creative consultation from Steven Spielberg himself.
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Movie buffs make sure to include stops at the three incredible shows:
Waterworld® - A Tidal Wave of Explosive Action with amazing stunts
New Special Effect Show - Don't miss the enhanced Special Effects Show, where real Hollywood stuntmen and cutting-edge technology come together to recreate scenes from your favourite blockbuster movies!
Universal Animal Actors - Witness Tinseltown-trained critters putting pet tricks to shame with their animal antics!
Plus, get up close with some of your favourite characters for a selfie:
Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Megatron
The Minions from hit movie Despicable Me 2
Shrek, Donkey and Princess Fiona
Scooby-Doo and Shaggy
A 7ft Raptor from Jurassic World
...and many more! You never know who you might meet!
While visiting, ask any Park employee about character appearance times and locations.
“There must be thousands of girls sitting alone like me dreaming of being a movie star. But I'm not going to worry about them. I'm dreaming the hardest.” - Marilyn Monroe.
Face action head-on in heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world’s biggest movies. Be part of the battle as you embark on a mission to defend the Allspark from the evil clutches of the DecepticonsTM in TRANSFORMERSTM: The Ride-3D. Then, Join Gru, his daughters and the rebellious Minions on a heartwarming and thrilling 3-D ride. Start your journey in Gru’s home, where you’re recruited for his latest scheme – one where you’ll become an actual Minion.
End your day at Universal Studios Hollywood with the energy and excitement of Universal CityWalk. With acres of LA's hottest entertainment - from indoor skydiving to live music, 19 cinema screen, clubs and mouth-watering food, why would you go anywhere else? Whether your taste is Brazilian, Italian, or Japanese, satisfy your cravings with over 30 great places to eat. There are more than 30 unique stores for a great shopping experience. Universal CityWalk. Always Unexpected.
From magical spells to magical creatures, from dark villains to daring heroes, it’s all here at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, now open at Universal Studios Hollywood. Explore the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle, visit the shops of Hogsmeade™, and sample fare from some of the wizarding world’s best-known establishments. Plus experience pulse-pounding rides and attractions that transport you into a world of magic and excitement. From Chocolate Frogs™ at Honeydukes™ to wands at Olivanders™, the streets of Hogsmeade™ will bring the world of Harry Potter™ to life. And when you’re ready for a feast, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ is where you can enjoy authentic food and drinks from the Harry Potter™ stories.