Universal Studios Japan, Osaka

4.0
#1 of 252 in Theme Parks in Japan
Families flock to Universal Studios Japan for the shows, rides, and attractions that fill the park, an installment of the international Universal Studios brand. The park includes a number of the classic rides and sections, such as Marvel comic book roller coasters, a Jurassic Park ride, and a Wizarding World of Harry Potter featuring restaurants, shops, and rides. Research tickets and opening times in advance, as lines can get very long. Note that most of the signs and performances are only in Japanese. Arrange your visit to Universal Studios Japan and discover more family-friendly attractions in Osaka using our Osaka trip planner .
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  • The best harry potter area and the roller coaster "the flying dinosaur"! We expected that the Park was larger but it is worth...
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  • A large city where children and adults enjoy and watch the characters they love nature and if the city was very crowded the system and simple procedures which made us feel that congestion. We'll come back and visit another time.
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  • Generally less crowded than Disney Tokyo. But there is a wider variety of foods comparatively. The rides are fun and Harry Potter is one of the main highlights. Bring the usual sun protection and such. Staff are enthusiastic and the meet the public sessions of the various characters are always fun. But even with the lighter crowds the lines for the rides are long, be prepared to wait. In all, a good experience for the kids, but to fully enjoy all the rides, kids should be about 122 cm tall, of course by then, you have to pay for them so, weigh the benefits. If you have younger kids, you can take advantage of the child switch concept or simply switch care givers throughout the day.
  • A must to buy the Fast Pass!! It was worth every dollar. However it can be a bit pricey. I got the fast pass 7 and that cost me about S$170. Not including the admission ticket of about S$90+. The best ride was The Flying Dinosaur!! A must for the thrill seekers! Hollywood Dream and HP Forbidden Journey were both enjoyable as well. Do walk around the park to try different themed food such as minion sandwich or cream puff! Photo worthy and taste good.
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