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Another brick in the wall for Legoland's Asian dream
5:34pm Tuesday 14th August 2012 in Travel
The final bricks are being put in place at the latest Legoland theme park - in Malaysia.
The park is the sixth Legoland to open in the world, the first in Asia and will open on Saturday, September 15.
The new 76-acre theme park will cater to kids from two to 12 and have more than 40 rides and attractions from roller coasters to race cars as well as family-focused interactive shows.
Legoland Malaysia is based in Kota Iskandar, Johor, in the southern region of Peninsular Malaysia, is approximately 350km from Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur.
UK Lego fans can fly to the closest airport Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur.
Siegfried Boerst, General Manager of LEGOLAND Malaysia, said: “Our official opening date has been something we’ve had a lot of enquiries from the public on since the park broke ground in December 2009.
"I’m pleased to announce that due to the hard work of all of our contractors we will now be opening Legoland Malaysia ahead of schedule by a number of months.
"We hope that with today’s news families and tour operators will begin planning their trips to visit us and we look forward to giving you an experience like no other in Asia."
He added: "Rather appropriately we will be opening the day before Malaysia Day which happens to be a long weekend.”
For more information on how to get to Legoland Malaysia please visit www.legoland.com.my.