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Universal Studios Japan

2-1-33 Sakurajima, Konohana-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 554-0031, Japan
+81 6-6465-3000
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As featured in Osaka for young kids and 1 other guide
Ranked #12 of 215 Attractions in Osaka
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This extremely popular theme park is equivalent to the Universal Studios in Hollywood and Orlando, and features shows, rides and restaurants based on... more » Owner description: 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. « less
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Overall it was everything you would expect from a theme park- Rides, lines, crowds etc. It was great, just like any other major park! Notes: Arrival: If you have any itention of riding all the attractions, especially harry potter area you MUST arrive early. Arrive at 7:30am (park really opens at 8am despite website advertising 9am) Express tickets: Typicall sold... More

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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

The summer heat and crowd was crazy but I guess it is the same for any theme park. My daughter and I spent 2 days there and had a really good time, and especially the new Harry Potter attraction. First day we had an Express Pass 7 and was able to play most of the popular attractions including the 2... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We were able to see all of the major attractions, but this is only because we didn't even attempt to go on any rides after seeing the lines. It was a good thing that we were mostly there to buy souvenirs, otherwise we would have wanted to give it zero stars if it were all possible. While planning for this... More

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Zagreb, Croatia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
3 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We had no choice but to go on a weekend. The website said it opened at 9AM and having read the warnings, we got there before 8AM. Alas, there were already many thousands people in the line and the park itself was working already! The rollercoasters were full of screaming riders and we could see that it was obviously working... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

we spent a full day there, loved the fact that it wasnt as crowded as tokyo's disneyworld, that it had much more exciting rides and attractions. kids (7 and 8) loved it. absolutely worth the price. however snoopy burgers werent worth the money.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

3 of us went to Universal Studio in early August 2014. We bought the tickets from local authorised agent in Kuala Lumpur to avoid long queue. We planned to purchase express tickets when we go to Universal because we can't get it from local agent. Tickets were not cheap and no chance to even get on any of the rides.... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We love theme parks and Universal didn't disappoint. It was crazy hot though so I would go again when the weather is less brutal.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

in summer it very hot to go in the morning not too many attractions restaurants inside the park is not good

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

very much like the Orlando one, but much bigger than the Singapore one (the SG one is so small). USJ cannot be compared to the LA one. USJ also has City Walk with restaurants and shops. And the new Harry Potter experience has opened. You will need to wait over 1hr for most popular rides, so if you have the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Trip to Universal Studios in Osaka Japan was superb ! This place has enjoyment for all age groups, we spent the whole day here, literally went to each and every ride and parks. I loved 'The wizarding g works of Harry Potter", Space fantasy, Jaws, Spider-Man, Wonderworld, just everything about it....

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