Legoland Malaysia opened in Johor Bahru over the weekend as a $243 million attraction that includes more than 50 million bricks spread over 76 acres. It's the sixth Legoland and is expected to draw visitors from nearby Singapore and elsewhere, acting as the country's first international theme park.
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Reproductions of the KL Tower and Petronas Towers, landmarks of Malaysia's capital, light up the night at Legoland's Miniland, which has a series of buildings scaled at 1:20.
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Construction workers put the finishing bricks on a Lego reproduction of Kuala Lumpur's famed Petronas Towers, the tallest building in Miniland.
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Two of the many colorful Lego statues at Legoland Malaysia. These celebrate Hari Raya, the end of Ramadan.
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Legoland Malaysia boasts many Lego "models" like these scattered around the park.
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This elegant structure is a reproduction of Malaysia's famous Kuala Lumpur Railway Station, which dates to 1910.
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Neighboring Singapore also gets its share of Legoified icons, including the famous Merlion statue.
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Sky-high Ferris wheel
The Singapore Flyer, the world's tallest Ferris wheel at over 540 feet, is also represented at Legoland Malaysia.
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Temple of the Dawn
In Legoland's Thailand section, workers have recreated Wat Arun, a landmark temple in Bangkok that dates to the 19th century.
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Cambodia's Angkor Wat temple, one of the largest religious structures in the world, also gets the Lego treatment at Miniland.
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A worker fixes up the landscape around a miniature Taj Mahal at Legoland Malaysia. The theme park opened this weekend in Malaysia's Johor Bahru, also near Singapore.