UNIVERSAL STUDIOS SINGAPORE
Universal Studios Singapore is a place of recreation and entertainment are very attract, this place aims to apply the film world was changed to the real world. Universal Studios Singapore is located at Resorts World Sentosa on Sentosa Island, Singapore. That is a key component of Genting bid for the right to build Singapore’s second integrated resort. On December 8, 2006, the Singapore government announced that the consortium has won the bid. Development of the park and the rest of the resort started on 19 April 2007. This is the second of Universal Studios park to open in Asia (Japan being the first), and the first in Southeast Asia. Official plan for the park was revealed to the public when the Universal Studios parks in Singapore released a map to the public on October 20, 2009. Universal Studios Singapore since attracted more than 2 million visitors in 9 months from its opening.
Hollywood is the main entrance area of the park. Its only attraction, a broadway-style theatre, is accompanied by several restaurants and a variety of flagship shops. Being a replica of the famous Hollywood Boulevard, this zone is flanked by dynamic architecture and palm trees. It also features a replica of the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame.On every Friday and Saturday night, the lagoon of the park is the site of Lake Hollywood Spectacular – a special pyrotechnics show. Special character appearances include: Po from Kung Fu Panda, Frankenstein’s Monster, Woody Woodpecker, Winnie Woodpecker, Marilyn Monroe, Charlie Chaplin, Beetlejuice and Betty Boop.
New York is based on the original New York City, during the era of post-modernization. This zone features various icons commonly portrayed in movies including the trademark city skyline, neon lights, facades, sidewalks as well as the romantic atmosphere of the Big Apple. To top it off, this zone also have a replica of the famous New York Public Library with two lion statues at its entrance.
Sci-Fi City is an imagined metropolis of the future that contains many modern conveniences of life, but with little or no remnants of past inhabitants and cultures that are able to stand the course of time. It is the home of the world’s tallest pair of dueling roller coasters, at a height of 42.7 metres (140 ft).The pair of dueling roller coasters, Battlestar Galactica: Human vs. Cylon, are based on the hit television series, Battlestar Galactica.
Ancient Egypt is based on the historical adaptation of Ancient Egypt during the 1930s Golden Age of Egyptian Exploration. It features obelisks and pyramids which are typical of Ancient Egypt. Also featured are Pharaohs’ tombs which were commonly discovered during that era. Visitors take the role of a daring archaeologist who aims to unravel the riddles of the Sphinx in this sand-swept land. The area also relies on the depictions made in the popular film franchise, The Mummy, starring Brendan Fraser.
The Lost World contains many traditional attractions present in most Universal Studios parks around the world and is divided into two sub areas: Jurassic Park and Waterworld. Jurassic Park, based on the popular film franchise by Steven Spielberg and novels by Michael Crichton, features the newly redesigned Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure which is based on the popular water rides in other Universal Studios parks. Waterworld contains mainly water-based attractions and is based on the film Waterworld starring Kevin Costner.
Far Far Away is inspired by DreamWorks Animation’s hit Shrek franchise which depicted how the fairy-tale characters lived in daily life. The zone consists of many recognizable locations from the film series such as Shrek’s swamp house as well as Far Far Away’s glamorous Romeo Drive which contains the nightspots of the town such as Hook’s Knight Club. The highlight of the zone is the 40-metre tall Far Far Away Castle which is a world’s first.
Madagascar is inspired by the hit DreamWorks Animation franchise of the same name which features four zoo animals, Alex, Gloria, Marty and Melman escaping from the Central Park Zoo and unfortunately crashing onto the island of Madagascar. The zone features lush tropical jungles as well as two rides.