Legoland Malaysia opens with mini buildings galore

Fireworks explode over Lego versions of the Petronas Towers and Kuala Lumpur Tower at Legoland Malaysia’s opening.

(Credit: Legoland Malaysia)

It’s got a mini Taj Mahal and just about every other icon from Asia, all made out of millions of plastic bricks.

Legoland Malaysia opened to a crowd of 10,000 over the weekend with dozens of rides and iconic 1:20-scale buildings fashioned from plastic.

The Lego paradise was built on 76 acres of former palm tree hills in southern Malaysia across the Straits of Johor from Singapore. It’s expected to draw visitors from the city-state and other countries.

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