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Universal Studios Florida

Key information

Orlando, Florida

Opening date: 
Jun 7, 1990

NBC Universal

Official website:
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Like its sister park in Los Angeles, Orlando's version of Universal Studios combines a theme park with a working movie and television studio. However, unlike in Hollywood, production very much takes second place to the park's rides and shows - which include some of the most cutting-edge attractions in the world. These are spread across eight heavily-themed zones - Production Central, Hollywood, New York, San Francisco, Springfield, World Expo, Woody Woodpecker's KidZone and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley.

History: Universal's second theme park was the first to be designed from the ground-up as a tourist attraction. Although the company lost the race to open Florida's first movie-themed park to Disney (with Disney's Hollywood Studios opening a year earlier in 1989), the park has proven to be a huge success. Recent years have seen major additions such as The Simpsons Ride and Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit. Attendance soared after the debut of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley in 2014.

Top Rides and Shows:

Revenge of the Mummy: The Ride
Your rating: None (829 votes)
4 reviews
Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts
Your rating: None (366 votes)
2 reviews
Hogwarts Express
Your rating: None (303 votes)
0 reviews
Men In Black: Alien Attack
Your rating: None (238 votes)
1 review
Curious George Goes to Town
Your rating: None (26 votes)
0 reviews

Top Restaurants:

Finnegan's Bar and Grill
Your rating: None (259 votes)
0 reviews
The Leaky Cauldron
Your rating: None (34 votes)
0 reviews
Louie's Italian Restaurant
Your rating: None (22 votes)
0 reviews
Moe's Tavern
Your rating: None (114 votes)
0 reviews
Starbucks Café
Your rating: None (92 votes)
0 reviews

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