Merlin will have 30% stake in Malaysian Legoland

Posted Monday, December 15, 2008 9:15 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Danish toy maker Lego will open a multimillion dollar Legoland theme park in southern Malaysia in 2013, the first such international amusement center in the region. The 750 million-ringgit ($210 million) park, based on Lego's colored plastic construction blocks, will be built in the Iskandar development zone in southern Johor state, a spokeswoman for the project said Monday. The park is a joint venture between Iskandar Investment Bhd., an investment holding company which coordinates the development in the zone launched in 2006, and theme park operator Merlin Entertainments.

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Monday, December 15, 2008 12:59 PM

Looks like I've now got a stopover point for my next trip to Australia :)


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Tuesday, December 16, 2008 3:36 PM
janfrederick's avatar

I would assume the others are on par, but the one in Carlsbad is a great little family park. I'm kind of cursing buying a Disney annual pass instead of one for Legoland. Legoland is a lot closer and I'm sure there aren't as many blackout dates.

Next year. :)


"I go out at 3 o' clock for a quart of milk and come home to my son treating his body like an amusement park!" - Estelle Costanza
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