You read right! On September 20, largest Universal Studios theme park will finally open its door.
Universal Beijing announced that on 31 December 2020 all major construction at the theme park has been completed and that they are ready to open their doors as scheduled in May 2021! Due the pandemic, the opening has been delayed several times but it’s finally behind the corner.
Made up of seven themed lands filled with 37 rides, it will be the world’s fifth Universal Studios theme park.
The Universal Studios Beijing took two decades of planning and seven years of construction to complete.
The Universal Studios Beijing will include many attractions similar to its counterparts in Singapore, Osaka, Los Angeles and Orlando but it’ll also include a brand new Kung Fu Panda Land!
The Kung Fu Panda Land will include Po’s Kung Fu Training Camp, the Carousel of Kung Fu Heroes and the Kung Fu Panda Journey of the Dragon Warrior. And also a Mr. Ping’s Noodle House, modeled after the movie version, among the dining options.
Other popular attractions are the scream-inducing Decepticoaster inside the Transformers area, and all the Harry Potter rides. The Jurassic World Adventure and the Minions simulator rides also attract long lines.
The 50-billion-yuan (US$7.7 billion) resort in suburban Beijing will charge entry prices ranging from 418 yuan (US$64) in the low season to 748 yuan (US$115) during peak seasons, which includes some public holidays and most of the summer holiday period.
Many people complaint both for the ticket price and for the service inside the park.
Covid control measures have been implemented throughout the resort, including temperature checks upon entry. Masks are mandatory.
The Universal Studios Beijing includes two resort hotels to choose from — the Universal Studios Grand Hotel and the NUO Resort Hotel.
To reach the park, there will be a dedicated subway station; it’ll be easily accessible also by car or taxi.
This is just a little sneak peek inside the new Universal Studios Beijing, the park has so much more to be discovered! We can’t wait to go there and enjoy all the attractions!