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Universal Studios Singapore is Asia's top amusement park: TripAdvisor

The local amusement park trumped regional competitors such as Ocean Park in Hong Kong and Tokyo DisneySea in Japan for the top spot, according to the travel site.

SINGAPORE: Universal Studios Singapore was named the top amusement park in Asia by TripAdvisor, coming ahead of Hong Kong's Ocean Park and Japan's Tokyo DisneySea.

The travel site on Tuesday (July 15) announced the winners of its Travellers' Choice awards for Amusement Parks and Water Parks around the world, with a total of 242 winners identified. Florida's Discovery Cove was first in the global rankings, ahead of Germany's Europa-Park and Universal's Islands of Adventure in Florida.

Universal Studios Singapore was eighth worldwide and tops in Asia. Its Japanese counterpart, Universal Studios Japan, came in at sixth, according to the statement.

TOP AMUSEMENT PARKS IN ASIA

  1. Universal Studios Singapore, Sentosa Island, Singapore
  2. Ocean Park, Hong Kong, China
  3. Tokyo DisneySea, Urayasu, Japan
  4. Tokyo Disneyland, Urayasu, Japan
  5. Hong Kong Disneyland, Hong Kong, China
  6. Universal Studios Japan, Osaka, Japan
  7. Wonderla Amusement Park, Bangalore, India
  8. Vinpearl Amusement Park, Nha Trang, Vietnam
  9. Harbin Ice and Snow Amusement World, Harbin, China
  10. Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad, India

In the Water Parks Category, Siam Park in Spain and Brazil's Beach Park were the top two parks in that order, according to TripAdvisor.

Indonesia's Waterborn Bali and Thailand's Flow House Bangkok were the top parks in Asia, with Singapore's Wild Wild Wet coming in at ninth, it added.

The Travellers’ Choice awards honour top travel spots worldwide based on the millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travellers. Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for amusement parks and water parks worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period.

THE FULL LIST OF WINNERS


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