Interesting Facts About Each Universal Studios

Universal Studios is an entertainment company. NBCUniversal is the owner of this media and entertainment. It offers theme parks, dining, hotels, rides, film production studios, and more. Six studios exist in Orlando, Japan, Singapore, China, and Hollywood. It started as a film production company but converted into theme parks after a few years. 

Moreover, if you are interested in the Hollywood world, this theme park is for you. You must visit once in your life because they provide the best experience. They have different facilities and different tickets. So, let’s see these six studios. 

History of Universal Studios

Universal Studios was founded in 1924 as Music Corporation of America (MCA). Its founders were Jules Stein and William R. Goodheart. The company later expanded into television and film production. It earned Decca Records and Universal Pictures in 1962. MCA went public in 1958 and was renamed Universal Studios in 1996. Today, it is owned by Comcast through NBCUniversal.

Different Universal Studios and Facts

There are six studios worldwide. Each of them has different facilities and entertainment sources. They offer different theme parks, film and television production, and more. These studios are:

1. Universal Beijing Resort

NBCUniversal opened Universal Beijing Resort on September 20, 2021. It has two themed parks, Universal Studios Beijing and Universal CityWalk Beijing. The first park is a flagship park with seven themed areas. Universal CityWalk Beijing offers various shopping, dining, and entertainment options. 

The official site shows two on-site hotels: the Universal Studios Grand Hotel, which has 800 rooms, and the NUO Resort Hotel, which has 400 rooms. There are two ways of transportation: subway and bus. Universal Beijing Resort has:

1. Kung Fu Panda: Land of Awesomeness

2. Waterworld

3. Minion land

4. CityWalk Red Oven Pizza Bakery

5. Universal CityWalk Cinema

6. Grandma’s Travel Home

7. Cutie Cone’s Ice Cream

8. Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen

2. Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood opened on July 15, 1964. It is the most popular and oldest Hollywood movie studio. The studio’s official website lists things to do, including events, dining, and more. It has different guides for different people. The studio is 415 acres in size.

Moreover, people can use public transport. Metro bus routes allow passengers to enter directly through the main gate. The studio has won many awards, such as “Outstanding Attraction” in 2021 and “Best New Family Attraction” in 2023. 

Some of the attractions of the studio are:

1. Flight of the Hippogriff

2. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

3. Ollivander’s Wand Show

4. Frog Choir

5. Triwizard Spirit Rally

6. Jurassic World: The Ride

7. Raptor Encounter

8. DinoPlay

3. Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studios Singapore opened on 28 May 2011. It has 62 hectares and different themed zones, such as Hollywood, Sci-fi City, New York, Ancient Egypt, and more. The studio’s location is 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269. It is considered one of the best tourist attractions in Singapore. 

Moreover, the entry fee for this studio is Rs. 5,131.00, and the best months are December to June. The opening and closing times are 10 am to 7 pm (Monday to Friday) and 10 pm to 8 pm (Monday to Saturday). 

Some of the best rides in this Studio are:

1. TRANSFORMERS The Ride: The Ultimate 3D Battle

2. Puss in Boots’ Giant Journey

3. Shrek 4-D Adventure

4. Enchanted Airways

5. Sesame Street Spaghetti Space Chase

6. Puss in Boots’ Giant Journey

Some of the best places to eat are:

1. Quentin’s Bar and Restaurant

2. TungLok Heen

3. Hide Masa

4. Native Kitchen

5. MIYOSHI by Fat Cow

4. Universal Studios Japan

Universal Studios Japan opened on 31 March 2001 in Okasa, Japan. Its total area is 54 hectares, and its annual visitors are approximately 1.8 million. Its former attractions include Animation Celebration, Backdraft, Monster Make-Up, and more. Moreover, it is one of the third oldest Studios.

The main attractions of this studio are:

1. Hello Kitty’s Fashion Avenue

2. Amity Village

3. Jurassic Park

4. Minion Park

5. Universal Wonderland

5. Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Orlando Resort, the second oldest studio, opened on 7 June 1990 and has a total area of 541 hectares. It has three theme parks: Universal Studios Florida, Universal Islands of Adventure and Universal Epic Universe. It has one water park: Universal Volcano Bay. 

Some of its best attractions are:

1. Despicable Me Minion Mayhem

2. Transformers

3. Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit

6. Universal Islands of Adventure

It is part of Universal Orlando Resort and opened on May 28, 1999. It is 101 acres in size. If you are visiting this studio for the first time, we have some tips for you:

1. Book tickets in advance

2. Reach the venue early

3. Must apply sunscreens 

4. Bring water

5. Wear comfortable shoes

Some of the best attractions are:

1. Marvel Super Hero Island

2. Toon Lagoon

3. Skull Island

4. Jurassic Park

5. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

6. The Lost Continent

Ending It With

Universal Studios is for you if you are a traveller who loves film production and entertainment. There are six studios worldwide: Beijing, Hollywood, Singapore, Japan, Orlando, and Islands of Adventure. Different studios have theme parks, dining, hotels, rides, and more. Book your tickets now and visit.

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