Lego has been a brand that’s been in the hearts of so many children worldwide. Lego was basically created by a man named Ole Kirk Christiansen of Denmark who initially went through a lot of failures in his toy industry. Realizing that toys evolved too quickly, he wanted a new invention where children can create toys as they wish and invented the Lego bricks, colorful interlocking plastic bricks.
With that, the idea of creating a Legoland was crafted and the first opened in Billund Denmark in the year 1968. Other Legolands are the Legoland in California, Legoland Deutschland in Germany, Legoland Florida in UsA, Legoland Windsor in UK, Legoland Sierksdorf in Germany and their latest edition of Legoland which is Legoland Malaysia, the first Legoland in Asia.
Legoland Malaysia is a theme park that is sccheduled to open on the 15th of September 2012 in the state of Johor. It has over 40 interactive rides, shows and attractions. You get to visit sections of the theme park which have been named as Imagination, Land of Adventure, Lego Kingdom, Miniland, Lego City, The Beginning and Lego Technic.
At Legoland Malaysia, you’ll get to explore water parks, rolleroasters and discover every bit of history about the Lego industry. At Miniland, you’ll get to experiece Asian landmarks which are created by using more than 30 million Lego bricks with a scale of 1:20.
As for shops, there is a mini market, the Big Shop, King’s Market and the Brick Shop. You get to also purchase Lego sets at this theme park. Food and Drinks are made available all around the Legoland Malaysia. From Pizzas to Burgers, Western to Asian, you’ll get a great variety here. The Market Restaurant at Legoland Malaysia only serves halal-certified food that includes local and foreign delicacies.
Legoland Malaysia Tickets are made available at the theme park and online at their website namely Legoland.com.my. Daily Tickets are priced at RM140 for adults and RM110 for children and senior citizens. Bookings made online will enjoy a free gift of a T-shirt and Keychain. Annual tickets are also on sale at RM275 for adults and RM210 for children and senior citizens. Annual tickets will enjoy entry for 12 months including on weekends, public and school holidays. If you purchase the annual legoland malaysia ticket at the ticketshop, you’ll enjoy a RM30 discount.
Getting to the Legoland Malaysia is fairly easy. if you’re driving, from the North South Highway, exit at Nusajaya / Pontian Exit 253, proceed to Nusajaya Exit 312 and from there on the Legoland signage will lead you to the theme park. From Singapore, you can use the Tuas Second Link heading towards Exit 312 and the Legoland Malaysia signage will lead you there onwards.
Other new Legolands around the world are targeted to be launched too. Legoland Dubailand is planned to be open in Dubai originally in 2011, but it has been delayed, Legoland Japan is scheduled to be launched in 2015 along with Legoland Korea.
Remarks: Photographs are courtesy of Legoland Malaysia
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