LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort is excited to introduce its latest addition, MINILAND Amazing Malaysia, a stunning testament to Malaysia’s cultural heritage, showcasing over 1.38 million LEGO® Bricks and symbolizing the resilience of the nation’s tourism sector.
MINILAND Amazing Malaysia @ LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort
Debuting in September 2023, MINILAND Amazing Malaysia beckons visitors to embark on an enchanting voyage through 126 intricately designed LEGO models, each representing a unique aspect of the nation’s rich tapestry. Segregated into sections that pay homage to East Malaysia, West Malaysia, and the South China Sea, this 381m2 LEGO marvel assures a transcendent, multi-generational experience.
It serves as a stage to highlight the multifaceted culture, breathtaking landscapes, and iconic landmarks that define both East and West Malaysia. Through these exquisitely detailed LEGO constructions, guests will be inspired to revisit Malaysia, delving into the real-life wonders they’ve encountered in miniature.
The Divisional Director of LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort, CS Lim shared his excitement during his speech:
At LEGOLAND Malaysia, education and entertainment go hand in hand. MINILAND Amazing Malaysia was created with the LEGO DNA of learning through play in mind. This is so learning becomes an adventure as guests explore the meticulously crafted scenes depicting Malaysia’s past and present essence. Families can marvel at the intricate LEGO creations, participate in collaborative building challenges, and build memories that will be cherished for years to come. It is hoped that guests will get a taste of Malaysia’s wonders with this one-stop visit at LEGOLAND Malaysia, sparking the desire for more adventures within Malaysia, in turn boosting the nation’s tourism.CS Lim, The Divisional Director of LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort
Famous Malaysian Landmarks Recreated Using LEGO Bricks
Visitors can look forward to encountering Malaysia’s most renowned landmarks recreated using LEGO bricks, such as the historic A’Famosa fortress, the lively atmosphere of Jonker Walk, the mesmerizing Batu Caves, and more. It goes beyond being a mere visual spectacle; it offers an educational voyage. Interactive exhibits spread throughout the display provide insights into local narratives and the rich cultural mosaic of Malaysia, nurturing curiosity and respect for the nation’s heritage.
The guests also will be transported into the heart of Malaysia with a dash of LEGO-inspired humor. With a simple press of a button, they can enjoy a Wayang Kulit performance featuring grand puppetry and traditional melodies, feel the excitement of a Penambang Boat Race on the bustling Sungai Sarawak, and witness the iconic Melaka Rickshaws adorned with flashing lights and vibrant music as they parade through Dutch Square, among a host of other enchanting experiences.
A Glimpse Into The Creation Process Of MINILAND Amazing Malaysia
Christ Church Melaka
Christ Church Melaka is a featured attraction within the Melaka section of MINILAND Amazing Malaysia. The Melaka region boasts the highest concentration of Bright Red LEGO bricks in the entire exhibit, totaling approximately 20,000 LEGO bricks. The construction of Christ Church itself comprised 8,500 Bright Red LEGO elements and demanded 90 hours of dedicated work.
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque
The Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, the largest mosque in Kota Kinabalu, is a prominent feature in the Kota Kinabalu section of MINILAND Amazing Malaysia. Make sure not to miss the striking representation of Mount Kinabalu, which reaches an impressive 3.6 meters in height, establishing it as the most colossal rockwork throughout MINILAND.
Kek Lok Si Temple
The Kek Lok Si Temple, Malaysia’s most expansive Buddhist temple, finds its place within the Penang segment of MINILAND Amazing Malaysia. This intricate LEGO rendition of the Kek Lok Si Temple comprises 3,200 LEGO Bricks and requires 100 hours of meticulous construction.
MINILAND Amazing Malaysia: A Labor Of Love & Local Ingenuity
MINILAND Amazing Malaysia’s inception was a laborious endeavor, encompassing more than 14,000 hours of construction work. Every LEGO masterpiece was meticulously conceived and crafted right here in Malaysia, under the expert guidance of Malaysian LEGO Model Builders. It not only showcases the nation’s iconic landmarks but also serves as a tribute to the homegrown creativity and authenticity inherent in each creation.
MINILAND Amazing Malaysia is poised to become a standout attraction, representing Malaysia on the global stage while inviting the world to partake in the splendors of this remarkable nation. It extends a warm welcome to all to embark on this miniature adventure together, fostering a lasting affection for the country and inspiring visitors to return, exploring Malaysia’s captivating beauty and rich diversity.