King Kong Encounter

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King Kong (better known as King Kong Encounter and also known as Kongfrontation during opening and King Kong: The Ride) was an attraction formerly part of the Studio Tour at Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles. The attraction was based on the 1976 King Kong film and served as a basis for a stand-alone Kongfrontation, a former attraction at Universal Studios Florida. The scene, located amongst the New York Street backlot sets in the heart of the studios, was destroyed in the 2008 Universal Studios fire and was replaced by King Kong: 360 3-D, which was opened on July 1, 2010.[1]

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King Kong Encounter
Universal Studios Hollywood
AreaUpper Lot, Studio Tour
Opening dateJune 14, 1986
Closing dateJune 1, 2008 (see 2008 Universal Studios fire)
Replaced byKing Kong: 360 3-D
Ride statistics
ThemeKing Kong
Other namesKing Kong: Kongfrontation
- King Kong: The Ride