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Address: 2-1-33 Sakurajima, Konohana-ku, Osaka 554-0031, Osaka Prefecture
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Phone Number: +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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Universal Studios Japan Overnight Experience from Tokyo by Bullet Train

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A well managed theme park worthy of name

For what it's worth, I only managed to catch Backdraft the performance. The queues & waiting time were too long for the rest. The Harry Potter enclosure was well presented with a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Kuala Lumpur
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited on a day that was also a day multiple Japanese high schools visited so it was incredibly busy. My dad and I had visited Universal in California so there wasn't as much of a rush to try all the rides. Out of all the rides my two favourites were Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey and the Jurassic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had to check Universal Studios since I just went to one in California. Very similar and they have the butter beer. Harry Potter was fantastic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited on a medium-occupancy day (which meant that there was no limit on entry to the Harry Potter area at any time during the day) but still the queues for the more popular rides were a couple of hours' long from late morning onwards. The eat/drink queues were short to non-existent. We had a 7-ride pass purchased well in... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

1. The reason i went to Osaka : Diagon Alley and Hogwarts Castle :D As a Harry Potter fans, i bought a Snape Magic Wand for 5000 yen and a glass of Butterbeer for 3400 yen. 2. Next attractions : Jaws - The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man - Hollywood Dreams the Ride - Space Fantasy - Jurassic Park the Ride... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

For what it's worth, I only managed to catch Backdraft the performance. The queues & waiting time were too long for the rest. The Harry Potter enclosure was well presented with a well researched layout. Be there early & get an express ticket for your favorite rides, together with a corresponding time. It was Easter time & Snoopy was decked... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

To be honest, it was quite a hassle to get to USJ - given that we had to transfer trains a few times and upon reaching there the weather just wasn't helping. We arrived there at around 1 PM on a Wednesday afternoon, bought the normal 1D passport and immediately went to get the Harry Potter timed entry tickets near... More 

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Bulacan Province, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was an amazing experience for us! ☺️ Harry Potter was the most incredible ride ever! Shrek and Fiona are crazy! They are super funny! 😂 i love the cars in the boulevard! We love love love the churros! 😋👍🏻 Butterbeer is the best! I hope they sell it in stores! The Minions are my forever love! However, as much... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to become a kid again. But the lines are a test of anyone's waiting skill thingie. If you have a serious injury or disability they will treat you with open arms. You will receive a special card that allows you not to line up. But you will still have to wait the required time like everyone else but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to USJ on Monday. So many people and hot. Should have bought ticket on line before going . Ended up lining up for an hour under such heat and no express ticket avail. Not fair for those express ticket as they are like seafood price. It is like the price of a child admission. If you want to go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a awesome time here with a couple of friends! If you love harry potter go and visit the harry potter section! you will seriously die when you see the castle and try the rollercoaster that they got in the castle! And it's so funny when Dumbledore speaks Japanese instead of english haha.Food here is great :) there's lots of... More 

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