Thanks to my father, I'd always been a Star Wars fan even though the first film was in May , 10 years before I was born. If the force is strong in your family, no matter if you're the dark or the light side, this is the time to let your inner force go. Kids below 12 who come dressed up in their favourite Star Wars character get to enter the park for free!
Of course, this promo is applicable only if they are accompanied by an adult who has purchased the One-Day Theme Park Ticket, One-Day combo ticket or the Two-Day combo ticket. Mums and dads are also invited to dress up and join in the fun.
Visitors will get a chance to see the first-ever and the largest replica of Lego Millennium Falcon, the legendary starship commanded by Han Solo and his giant Wookiee co-pilot, Chewbacca. They took nearly 30 hours to assemble the five-metre long starship, using more than , bricks. With the help of children and parents who were there during the three-day event, they finally completed it on May 3. I was lucky to meet the jolly dynamic duo for a quick chat. Dan has been working with the Lego group for 23 years and Chris for nine years.
There are only eight Lego Master Builders in the world. Building a model is a time-consuming process. A lot of brainstorming is done and they will start off by designing the model using 3D-model software. They then build the prototype manually before the project. Master Builders create about models a year.
To date, the Steiningers have built some awesome Star Wars creations including a four-metre high Darth Vader and a two-metre Yoda, the Tie-Fighters and also the world's largest X-Wing fighters!
The models display also feature authentic Star Wars sounds, actions and lighting effects to create a realistic and enjoyable experience for the whole family. Although Legoland Malaysia Resort is just 25 minutes away from Johor Baru, it is recommended to stay close to the theme park to save on the commute and to be able to spend more time there. One option is to stay at Legoland Hotel, where you can choose from Pirate, Adventure or Kingdom themed-rooms and suites.
Somerset Medini, which recently opened, is a five-minute walk away from the theme park. Rates for its Legoland Combo Packages, start at RM for a studio premier room, one-day Legoland Malaysia Resort combo tickets and complimentary breakfast.
The serviced residence offers a one-bedroom premier for RM and two-bedroom premier for RM1, The number of Legoland tickets included are subject to apartment type. The apartment unit is ideal for family with kids. Rooms are stylishly furnished with a fully-equipped kitchen, a living area, en-suite bathroom and other modern amenities.
So if you want night entertainment, you have to head for the city. One of the places to go is the lively Kilang Bateri. This former battery factory has been converted into a lively place for the young, with lots of eateries and stalls selling clothes, books, phone accessories and more. Skip to main content. May the force be with you.
The Millennium Falcon is now ready to take flight. All smiles as the last brick was placed. By Hanna Hussein - May 12, Star Wars ignites Legoland, writes Hanna Hussein. Now, while waiting for the next episode, there's another good news for Star Wars diehards. Chris Steininger hard at work building the Millennium Falcon. Dan Steininger strategising the building of the Millennium Falcon.More...