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Stones Added to Bowser’s Castle During Construction of Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Hollywood

Super Nintendo World will open at Universal Studios Hollywood in early 2023, but until then, we continue to check up on the land’s construction.

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Super Nintendo World is visible from the escalators between the two Universal Studios Hollywood lots.

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Crews have removed scaffolding from much of the land, revealing themed elements.

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Scrim now covers the pipe entrance to Super Nintendo World, near Transformers: The Ride 3D.

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There is also some scrim and scaffolding directly behind the entrance.

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Dirt, rock, and grass-inspired paneling cover tiered towers in the land.

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Beneath the pyramids, some scaffolding remains around blue blocks.

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A large crane is parked in the center of the land, in front of Bowser’s castle, which is where work is now focused.

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The building behind Mount Beanpole has yet to be completed. A large piece of black scrim hangs over it.

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Fake stones are now visible on the front of Bowser’s castle.

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Purple and blue weather-proof sheathing is still exposed on the top half.

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We could see some crew members on the ramparts during our most recent visit.

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On the ground, construction walls block the future entrance to Super Nintendo World. Universal has removed “opening 2023” from the wall, and will presumably replace it with “early 2023” or eventually an exact opening date.

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Last week, Universal Studios Hollywood released the first footage of Mario Kart: Bowser’s Challenge, one of the Super Nintendo World attractions. It is a copy of Mario Kart: Koopa’s Challenge from Super Nintendo World in Universal Studios Japan. And if you want to know all there is to know about the land, check out our full guide to Super Nintendo World!

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