LEGOLAND poised to open in Japan

LEGO’s eighth theme park is poised to open in Japan’s Nagoya region on April 1st.

The park aims to bring together the brand’s iconic bricks with cultural iconography of Japan including such landmarks as Tokyo Station, Tokyo Tower and Nagoya Castle.

In typical theme park style, the park grounds will be divided into seven zones, Bricktopia, Knights Kingdom, Pirate Shores and the all important Miniland, each one boasting unique attractions and activities. An estimated 17 million bricks went into the creating the park’s many attractions.

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