Universal Studios in Hollywood is among the most exciting and stunning places of interest in Los Angeles. This the oldest film studio is also a genuine center of entertainment. Besides shooting studios, there is a thematic park, that can be compared with Disneyland.
Universal Studios — Magic of Cinematography
Universal Theme Parks occupies an impressive extent of the territory not far from Hollywood. The total area of the park is divided into separate zones, each of which dedicated to a certain movie. If you have ever dreamed to get to know how the films are shot and how the most impressive tricks are done, the Universal Park is that very place where you can get to know the secrets of films production.
For a better understanding of how the park works, we recommend you to start your introduction to the park with a bus tour that is organized here. During a spectacular trip around the area of the park, that is huge enough, you will have a possibility to see the process of films shooting, observe the shooting studios and film sets. For sure, the trip will bring you a lot of unforgettable emotions!
Experience Extraordinary Emotions
No doubt, film rides and attractions are the most fascinating and the most popular here:
“Earthquake”, here the guests of the park can experience the earth shocks with a multitude of 8.5 points. And during this, burning helicopters are falling on top of them, a bus is going under the ground, cries, screams and noise are heard everywhere… Is it possible to forget?
Also take unforgettable water races from the film "Waterworld", at the end of which the ship crashes right before the eyes of the audience. Take a walk among the dinosaurs of "Jurassic Park", the descent along the river will also remain in your memory for a long time.
"Flood": a bus with tourists arrives in a small "Mexican village", where the rain starts abruptly, turning into a downpour, the water gets higher and soon a real flood begins! The raging water flows swiftly rush along the streets, threatening to wash the bus off, and sweep away everything on the way. But then the water turns aside unexpectedly, and the tourists paralyzed of the fear see how all the destructions start to disappear, and an idyllic picture emerges before their eyes.
Be sure to look into the new 3D King Kong pavilion, that was built instead of the old one, which was badly affected by the fire. To date, this attraction is one of a kind in the world. One of the most favorite places of small guests of the park is the “Shrek” pavilion, where children can get acquainted with animal-actors that are shot in the films of Universal Pictures.
Moreover, the studio reveals some secrets to its fans here, such as how you can fall off the Statue of Liberty and not get injured, and many more other mysteries of cinematography.
Visiting Universal Studios: ticket price, opening hours
Address: 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608, USA
Official site: https://www.universalstudioshollywood.com/
1-Day General Admission: $109 – $124;
2-Day General Admission: $139 - $159;
Universal Express: $179 - $249;
VIP Experience: from $349.
Opening hours: 9AM – 10PM.
Universal Studios on Los Angeles map