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Address: 2-1-33 Sakurajima, Konohana-ku, Osaka 554-0031, Osaka Prefecture
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+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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We arrived early to get Express Pass tickets. Ticket sales started at 8:15, gates open 9am unless you get an early start pass (online only or annual pass I think). Even on a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

best themepark ever the park isnt massive so we can saving a lot of time to play all the rides schedulle ur time to enter the harrypotterworld because your entrance ticket not valid for re entry VERY RECOMMENDED BUTTERBEER (LARGE size and you can keep the glass too)

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

When you are Harry Potter obsessed you are never going to be disappointed with a visit to Hogsmead are you? We had a great day exploring universal studios and spent most of our time at the Harry Potter area. The sets are impressive, lots of cute shops selling Potter merchandise and of course Butter Beer. The rides are ok, we... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived early to get Express Pass tickets. Ticket sales started at 8:15, gates open 9am unless you get an early start pass (online only or annual pass I think). Even on a weekday in January it was busy. Several different types of express pass tickets (e.g., STD is 4 rides, XR is 7), they give you set times to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I think Part of Harry Potter Castle were the best. You should early and spend all your day with someone or alone.

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Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been to this place and found that's soooooo many people. To book ticket you can book online or with travel agent or you can buy it at the front ticket. But there are also in the same area that you can buy ticket and avoid a hundred or people. When we get in woop too much people around.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very cold day in Osaka but still lots of people visiting. Some of the rides were closed but we still had a great time at the Harry Potter theme area. Most of the stores carry the same things and somewhat overpriced. But as theme park experiences go, everybody was wonderful and helpful.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Before the visit, you can buy tickets with a number of options for fast passes. I went for the one with 7 fast passes which included some rides in the Harry Potter area. The rides in the HP area, the backdrop ride and the one with soaring dragons were awesome!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was such a fun experience but it was quite busy therefore we had to queue for quite sometime for each attraction. Harry potter world is really interesting and must visit for the fans!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had to go to Universal Studios with my daughter (25) just for the Harry Potter World omg no words can describe this place or ride...If I didn't have to wait another 3 hours to line up I would have been straight back on it again a must do ride I say again a must do ride. Jaws was so funny... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived at the opening time listed on the universal website. This information was incorrect meaning we got there late, entry lines were phenomenally long and we missed out on an express pass. We were in the park for 9 hours and literally only went on 5 rides due to the waiting lines. Food in the park was expensive and... More 

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