LEGOLAND Malaysia Opening 2012

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LEGOLAND Malaysia is on track to open in the final quarter of 2012. You can read all about it at http://www.legoland.com.my/

This will be the sixth LEGOLAND when built, and will be the first in the Asia region. It will also be Malaysia's first international theme park and will be located only a 20-minute drive from Singapore. This is good news for international visitors to Malaysia and Singapore.

Thanks to weelean for this exciting news!

15 comments on this article

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By in Australia,

Hopefully we'll see a LEGOLAND in Australia sometime soon.

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By in United States,

I'll stick to LEGOLAND Florida and use the airfare funds for new sets... :-)

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By in Canada,

Interesting....There's lots of LEGOLANDs to come in Asia.

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By in United States,

Guess I'll pay it a visit next time I go home (I'm from that region, currently living in the US).
LEGO is pretty darn expensive in Singapore, though.

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By in Germany,

Why do companies always go to Malaysia to introduce something new to Asia? :P Formula 1 went to Malaysia to introduce F1 to Asia back in 1999... :P

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By in Spain,

I may certainly pay a visit there If I ever go to Australia with it likely being a stop over.

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By in United States,

@Alemas
Not true regarding Krispy Kreme, since Indonesia beat everyone else to the punch! IMO the presence of Krispie Kreme is a prime indicator of a country's economic success.

Seriously, though, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam are all in fierce competition to lure major international companies to their respective countries. I am actually a little dubious about the success of LEGOland in Malaysia, but I suppose time will tell.

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By in United States,

That's pretty cool. Though I'm not likely to visit Malaysia any time soon (though my family does have plans for the UK 2013), a new LEGOLAND is pretty cool in my book.

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By in Canada,

I would love to see a LEGOLAND in Canada but I think that is just a pipe dream, or should I say brick dream. ;)

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By in United States,

I live about an hour away from Legoland California, I used to go there in my younger days and have a lot of good memories there. but now since I'm older, the rides are lame because there meant for kids 12 under and they stink compared to Six-Flags,Disneyland and Knotts. It also seems like the rides in the UK legoland Theme parks look more for older kids and seem more radical. But I don't think I will be going to Malaysia so no thanks

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By in Taiwan,

So close, yet so far.

@UtarEmpire - you have an interesting theory correlating economic success with the emergence of Krispy Kreme. Especially considering that most of the KK stores in the US went out of business. :(

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By in Malaysia,

I've actually tried to apply when they were recruiting builders but alas i missed the application period. So far there's been some Malaysian and Asian-themed structures built, quite authentically captured too I must say, but as always in traditional TLG secrecy, not much else has been revealed. Guess it's something for the locals to look forward to.

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By in Malaysia,

I hope that with the new Legoland coming up in Johor the price of Lego in Malaysia will drop to more affordable levels. Lego is a premium toy here, where flagships and 5 digit sets are extremely hard to come by. Also the price is more or less similar to those paid by our European counterparts or higher. We don't get the privilege of BOGO, Boxing day sale, Black Friday or similar knockout price sales like in the States or EU.

Otherwise visitors will come to visit the park but will leave empty handed since the prices are so expensive. Also RM 110 (normal price RM 140, RM 110 for M'sian) per person just to enter is not cheap to a typical Malaysian family. That is excluding the funds to buy the exclusive sets/bricks inside the park.

Btw, we do not have Shop at Home and TLG does not ship here. Recently one of our members had a faulty yellow pneumatic cylinder for his Unimog but TLG ask him to search Bricklink instead! Reason being they do not ship here. So yeah, hoping TLG will improve on that department too.

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By in Japan,

The health of the world economy is shifting east, so it makes sense for LEGO to start getting active here. I realize a lot of people living in the States won't care about this much, but it is a big deal for the company. I hope to visit someday (Malaysia seems a great place regardless of any connection to LEGO) and for me, this is the only Legoland I can economically visit.

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