Universal Studios is soon going to open in Beijing, China. The theme park is scheduled to open to the public in 2021 and is touted to be the biggest Universal Studio park. The majorly popular Wizarding World of Harry Potter will also be a part of the park.

The new theme park was first announced in 2014 with a budget of US $3.26 billion. The project is finally nearing completion. The theme park will feature the most loved attractions from other Universal locations including Harry Potter, Minions, Jurassic Park, Waterworld, Transformers, and finally the Kung Fu Panda franchise, reports Travel Daily Media.

What are the features of the theme park?

Universal Studios issued an official statement highlighting the amenities of the park: “Universal Beijing Resort is a widely anticipated theme park destination featuring several all-new attractions along with the best Universal rides, shows, and attractions from around the world, plus specially created experiences designed to reflect China’s cultural heritage.”

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The statement continued, “The initial phase of Universal Beijing Resort will include the world-renowned theme park, Universal Studios, and Universal CityWalk retail, dining, and entertainment complex. The theme park destination will feature several all-new attractions along with the best Universal rides, shows and attractions from around the world.”

The project has been divided into three scheduled phases of construction. It is owned by Beijing International Resort Co Ltd, a joint venture between Beijing Shouhuan Cultural Tourism Investment Co. Ltd. and Universal Parks & Resorts The first phase is ongoing which includes building the structures and framework for the rides and surrounding buildings. The specific date of completion is undecided, but it could be anytime during 2021. Two other theme parks are planned in the future for the resort.

A subway station will serve the resort with two subway lines that will be operational later this year. The subway will link the theme park to Beijing Universal City Avenue.

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