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Universal Studios Japan

2-1-33 Sakurajima, Konohana-ku, Osaka 554-0031, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6465-3000
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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.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“express pass” (700 reviews)
“harry potter” (863 reviews)
“theme park” (387 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
2-1-33 Sakurajima, Konohana-ku, Osaka 554-0031, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6465-3000
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

It's hot, it's crowded, and you queue for hours…. You even queue to purchase water…. Save your sanity and money and stay away.

2  Thank Leweeth
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Harry Potter attraction is a highlight. Otherwise superb just like any other Universal Studios. Easy to access with great parade show late in the afternoon.

Thank nitrobutt
Reviewed 14 August 2016

+ Very good attractions (even for young adults, liking rides only) + Water is cheap in park (200 yen) - Expensive (standard ticket + express) - Expensive food and other drinks Been here twice and I would recommend doing the same course as I did....More

1  Thank HappyJ90
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

It was simply sees! Lots and LOTS of people. The lines are out of this world, the VIP pass is worth it, really. Went there just because of Hogwarts and I wasn't disappointed

Thank Tooru B
Reviewed 13 August 2016

My family arrived at around 9:10 am, the queues at the entrance were already extremely long and very crowded with people. We purchased the ticket with 7 express passes. Upon the open of the entrance, people all ran to the Harry Potter's area. So we...More

Thank Isabella L
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

There's something about the walk up to the giant Universal Studios globe rotating around and shrouded in a fine water mist that gets me giddy. I was excited for this attraction the moment I got off the train. The theme park music was blaring and...More

Thank Larissa H
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Universal Studios Japan is amazing.One of the more adult theme park. must see ..... We tried Harry Potter, Spiderman ride, patience is needed for the super long queue in Harry Potter

Thank Maxim22
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

4h30 to wait to do 1 attraction. Unbelivable ! The worst organization we ever saw : it is a huge mall with 5 major attraction overcrowded. If you haven't buy express pass before your visit, or early in the morning (8h30), it's dead... Thanks to...More

2  Thank Bois-Co1
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We knew from tripadvisor that this theme park was really pack and express pass was needed if you want to try more of each attraction. However, express pass for our scheduled date was already sold our and we had to rely on our one day...More

1  Thank Rhyando A
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Universal Studios is a fantastic amusement park. The wizarding world of Harry Potter alone is worth visiting with fascinating shopping and wonderful food. The rides are spectacular and the recreation of a New York street in the 1950's was just magical.

Thank hamchan77
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Cherry M
15 November 2017|
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Response from Nadiva A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Cherry. I bought my USJ ticket from HIS travel agent in Jakarta, so you could check if they have any branch in Melbourne. I saw ticket booth if you want to buy directly but the queuing was long. So it will be much easier... More
Eunice K
13 November 2017|
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Response from Martyn R | Reviewed this property |
Hi There is an app called waiting time for usj (kw10) gives you all the show times for the day of your visit & a lot more, so you don't have to look for them in the park. I would take the wait times shown thou with a pinch... More
10 November 2017|
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Response from kylietav | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I didn't get one and to be honest l didn't really need it. We stayed until 9pm so there was no wait later in the day. The longest we waited for a ride was about 90 minutes....we didn't go to Harry Potter till the evening... More