Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood is considered the “The Entertainment Capital of Los Angeles,” and includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour plus Universal CityWalk, an entertainment, shopping and dining complex, which includes the AMC Universal CityWalk Cinemas and the 5 Towers state-of-the-art outdoor concert venue.

The theme park features world-class rides and attractions including the renowned, behind-the-scenes Studio Tour featuring the Fast & Furious and King Kong 360 3-D attractions. Other popular rides include the 3D-HD adventure, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, Super Silly Fun Land, Transformers: The Ride 3D, Revenge of the Mummy – The Ride, Jurassic Park – The Ride, and Springfield, hometown of America’s favorite TV family, adjacent to the award-winning The Simpsons Ride. Other rides include The AMC Walking Dead Attraction and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Universal CityWalk is Southern California’s dynamic entertainment, dining and shopping destination that reflects the area’s rich cultural diversity. The iconic open-air leisure and nightlife complex provides entertainment options and has served as a prototype for similar destinations. Universal CityWalk includes the dynamic high-tech concert venue, 5 Towers, provides L.A.’s best movie-going experience at the AMC Universal CityWalk cinemas and offers such unique venues as the iFly indoor skydiving and mechanical bull-riding at Saddle Ranch Chop House.

Universal Studios Hollywood opened on April 30, 1912 as a movie studio and on July 15, 1964 as a theme park.

Universal Studios Hollywood is a unit of Universal Parks & Resorts, a division of NBC Universal.

NBC Universal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.

Contributor: René Carson

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