Legoland Malaysia Resort

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Legoland Malaysia
Legoland Malaysia logo.svg
Location Iskandar Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia
Coordinates 1°25′30″N 103°37′38″E / 1.42500°N 103.62722°E / 1.42500; 103.62722Coordinates: 1°25′30″N 103°37′38″E / 1.42500°N 103.62722°E / 1.42500; 103.62722
Owner Merlin Entertainments
Opened September 15, 2012[1]
Operating season Year-round
Area 76 acres (310,000 m2)[1][2]
Website www.legoland.com.my

Legoland Malaysia is Malaysia's first international theme park that has opened in Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia on September 15, 2012 with over 40 interactive rides, shows and attractions. It is the first Legoland theme park in Asia and sixth in the world upon its establishment.[2] The official opening of Legoland Malaysia was made by Sultan Ibrahim Ismail, Sultan of Johor on September 22, 2012.[3] It is the centrepiece of a 5,500,000 sq ft (510,000 m2) integrated complex in the Nusa Cemerlang industrial park, within the Iskandar Malaysia economic region, consisting of a lifestyle retail centre, offices, hotels, service apartments and residential units.

Besides the Legoland Malaysia, other Lego-themed attractions nearby will open sometime. The first one will be a Lego-themed water theme park opening in mid-2012 [4] and the other one is The Legoland Hotel, a Lego-themed hotel located at the theme park and also the first to open in Southeast Asia which will open in the first half of 2014. The hotel is built under a management agreement between the company and LL Themed Hotel Sdn Bhd, a joint-venture company owned by Destination Resorts and Hotels Sdn Bhd and Iskandar Harta Holdings Sdn Bhd.[5]

The cost of Legoland Malaysia and the water theme park is RM720 million, while The Legoland Hotel costs RM190 million.[4]

Only halal-certified food served at the Market Restaurant of Legoland Malaysia. This includes local and foreign delicacies.[4]

Legoland Malaysia targets 1.5 million visitors when it opens its doors[6] and generate more than RM100 million in the first year of its operation.[4]

Layout[edit]

Legoland Malaysia layout will start out with the park's main entrance area with the traditionally main entrance Legoland sight. There will be a Big shop Legoland largest store selling Lego products, toys, sets, DVDs, books and Legoland merchandise and other typical entrance area amenities. Imagination will be to the left of the Beginning in this of park will have Interactive Lego games and Lego building this includes build and test an interactive Lego building attraction where visitors build houses, cars, skyscrapers and etc. After building then you can test them out, Lego Mindstorms a Lego coumputer games and robotics attraction. Sky cruiser an aerial monorail ride where you control your vehicle by pedaling it around the track above the paths of Legoland Malaysia with incredible views of the city outside Legoland complex and the park, Kid power towers a zierrer junior drop tower ride where you propel your vehicle seat upward to top of tower and then let go of your vehicle seat rope and that drops you down the tower. Lego Duplo playrooms an interactive little kids area dedicated to kids 2–6 years, where play with and play in play areas and Other Imagination attractions, shops and dining. Castle hill is located in the back of the park the Lego Knights and princesses themed castle.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Asia's first Legoland to open on Sept 15". New Straits Times. 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2012-04-28. 
  2. ^ a b "Legoland, Johor". Tourism Malaysia. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "PM: Legoland Malaysia to be catalyst for development". thestar.com.my. 22 September 2012. Retrieved 23 September 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Legoland Malaysia dishes out variety of Halal foods". New Straits Times. 2012-08-08. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 
  5. ^ "First SEA Legoland Hotel for Nusajaya". The Sun Daily. 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2012-04-29. 
  6. ^ Legoland Malaysia targets 1.5 million visitors "Legoland Malaysia targets 1.5 million visitors". channelnewsasia.com. 2010-07-09. Retrieved 2012-08-16. 

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