Universal Studios Hollywood

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Carl Laemmle opened his 230-acre Universal City ranch to visitors on March 15, 1915, but the advent of sound in motion pictures forced the studio to close the lot to visitors within a few years.

Universal reopened its lot to visitors in 1961, outsourcing the tours to the Gray Line bus company. Following a feasibility study by Buzz Price — the same man who helped determine the locations for Disneyland and Walt Disney World — Universal decided to start its own tram tour, and what is now Universal Studios Hollywood opened on July 15, 1964. Last year, the park welcomed more than nine million visitors.

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Rides, Ranked

  1. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey ★ ★ ★ ★
  2. Studio Tour ★ ★ ★ ★
  3. Jurassic World - The Ride ★ ★ ★
  4. Revenge of the Mummy ★ ★ ☆ ☆
  5. Transformers The Ride 3D ★ ★ ☆ ☆
  6. The Simpsons Ride ☆ ☆ ☆
  7. Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ☆ ☆ ☆
  8. Flight of the Hippogriff ☆ ☆ ☆

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Shows, Ranked

  1. Waterworld ★ ★ ★ ★
  2. Hogwarts Castle Projection Shows ★ ★ ★
  3. Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor's Quest ★ ★ ☆ ☆

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Restaurants, Ranked

  1. The Three Broomsticks ★ ★ ★ ★

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