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What are some attractions at Universal Studios Orlando?

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Attractions at Universal Studios Orlando include E.T. Adventure, The Simpsons Ride, Transformers: The Ride 3D and Harry Potter World, as of 2015. Universal Studies also features several live shows, such as Terminator 3D and the Horror Make-Up Show. Universal Studios also has a sister theme park, Islands of Adventure, that features roller coasters and other high-adrenaline rides. In 1999, Universal Studios opened CityWalk, an adult-friendly strip of stores and bars before the park's paid entrance.

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Universal Studios consists of attractions, dining and shopping based on the film and television industry. The original park opened in 1990, and is set up like a movie lot, complete with characters who wander the park and interact with guests. As of 2015, the park has eight themed areas: Hollywood, Production Central, New York, San Francisco, Diagon Alley/London, World Expo, Springfield, and Woody Woodpecker's Kidzone.

In addition to the main attractions, the park offers seasonal events, character dining, concerts and more. Updated schedules are found on the park's official website.

The park also offers four on-site hotel options. These hotels are affiliated with the park and offer free water taxis or shuttles to the attractions. Hotel guests also receive other perks, such as Express passes, which allow bearers to skip long lines.

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