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“It's Hollywood!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood
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$159.00*
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Universal Studios Hollywood with Transport
Ranked #2 of 536 things to do in Los Angeles
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Owner description: Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood experience! Find a full day of action-packed entertainment all in one place: thrilling theme park rides and shows, a real working movie studio, and Los Angeles’ best shops, restaurants and cinemas at CityWalk. Universal Studios Hollywood is a unique experience that’s fun for the whole family. Explore Universal Studios backlot on the legendary Studio Tour. Then face the action head on in heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world’s biggest movies. End your day with the energy and excitement of Universal CityWalk. All this and much more. Only at Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A.
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“It's Hollywood!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2013

Who has not watched a Hollywood movie? The studio backstage tour brings reality to the make believe world we have all enjoyed. Characters dressed up in the streets add to the magic. Rides fill up the rest of the time.

Visited February 2013
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Denver, Colorado
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“lovely”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2013

We love it . We went there many time. Still we did not finish all the rides. Food is very expensive inside. It better to buy yearly ticket because it is cheaper.

Visited February 2013
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“Great Day of Fun!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2013

There is not as much to do in Hollywood as compared to the Orlando park BUT it is still a ton of fun. The attractions are excellent. The "Back Stage Tour" is the best one offered as compared to any other park in the U.S. The King Kong part of the Back Stage Tour is an amazing 360° experience. The Mummy Ride is a bit better in FL. Otherwise the attractions that are in both parks are as good if not better in Hollywood. A nice plus, was as a Jewish Kosher traveler, I was expecting a non-Glatt but Kosher meal in the Jurassic Restaurant. A pleasant surprise was that it was Glatt BUT it took about an hour to get it (they told me it would be about a 1/2 hour but at least it was hot and very tasty). My big tip is to get the "Front-of-the-Line" Pass. It can be used only once per ride, but it will save you hours of waiting and get you right to the front of the line and the best seats in the shows (which are very well done too). It was well worth the additional price of $40 per person to us. Overall we had a great day there.

Visited February 2013
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“Great rides and great shows.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2013

On a weekday in February, this is a fab place. No queuing for any of the rides, no problem getting into any of the shows. Even so one day was too short to do everything and we were glad that we had taken up the offer for a 2-day ticket (2nd day for $9). Our favourite rides were Transformers 3D and Jurassic park. Our favourite show was Waterworld, but 'special effects' and 'animal actors' were great fun, too. Don't miss the tram tour around Wisteria lane and other film sets!

Visited February 2013
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“Chilly Visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

My daughter and I went this month and it was cold. The employees were very friendly. The shows were ok. The best one was the water works show.

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