Attraction Japan, 〒135-0091 Tokyo, Minato, Decks Odaiba 台場1-6-1, デックス東京ビーチ アイランドモール3F Published on: 05-04-2016
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Why Legoland Discovery Center is special ?
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Tokyo is an indoor theme park featuring more than 3 million LEGO® bricks. The countless interactive attractions that stimulate the imagination include LEGO workshops, LEGO® racers, athletics, and a children’s playground. Attractions for the family include a shooting game, a 4D cinema, and a LEGO® diorama replicating the cityscape of Tokyo.
Particularly, Miniland, which took seven months and 1,674,500 bricks to build, is a miniature Tokyo that changes to fit the time of day: morning, noon and night. The nine attractions include the Model Builder Workshop, which teaches children how to make original models designed by Lego specialists. Children and adults alike can forget time and lose themselves in the world of Lego.
What to explore at Legoland Discovery Center?
LEGO Factory Tour
You take a life up to LEGO factory to start the journey. It is a smallish area showing how LEGO bricks are made. There are a few stations for the boys to try their engineering skills. The area was explored in double quick time and they are off to the next spot.
There are a few rides located within the premises. The rides are considered tamer than the outdoor versions and suitable for toddlers. The first ride we took is Kingdom Quest Laser Ride.
Kingdom Quest at Legoland
The ride began when we were sat in Chariots and armed with modern laser guns to zap trolls and skeletons. The quest was to save the princess. The queue was rather short and we managed to take it 2 times to save the princess once more.
Save the princess
It was Christmas season when we were there and it is good that the place was filled with Christmas Lego Figures to add to the festive cheer.
Miniland Legoland Discovery Center
Made out of nearly 1.5 million bricks, the Miniland at LDC Tokyo is the place to be if you want to tour Tokyo in 10 minutes.
There are the iconic Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo Tower, Rainbow bridge , Sensoji and even a Sumo ring. Best of all, you get to see the glamor of Tokyo when night falls in Miniland.
Lego Master Builder Academy
There are lessons by the Master Builders who will share their secrets in creating awesome LEGO models. Unfortunately it was conducted in Japanese and we were kind of lost after 'Konichiwa' . Guess we might just have to rely on THE LEGO MOVIE on how to unlock creativity.
LEGO Fire Academy and Construction Site
This is probably the place the boys go wild in. There are 2 areas to play. The construction site for children 90cm and below and the Fire Academy for children up to 140 cm
For the younger ones, head to Duplo Village for their own Lego paradise. This space is best for age 3 and below. It comes with a brick pond, a soft bricks area and a slide.
Merlin Apprentice Ride
If you are like the Wackies, who are mini adrenaline junkies, you might want to take flight on Merlin Apprentice ride. You need to pedal to get up high, so make sure the adult accompanying you have enough energy to last the ride.A minimum height of 90cm applies, 90-120cm must ride with adults.
LEGO 4D Cinema
After an exhausting ride, we decided to take it easy and head down to LEGO 4D cinema to catch an episode of LEGO Legends of Chima.
LEGO 4 D Cinema
The shows ran throughout the day. Do note that popcorn are not available for sale for this 15 minutes show.
After the show, it is time to build our own rides and race!
Time to race
However this was better as it comes with a kickass ramp for their cars to zoom down. It was so cool that the boys demanded the same to be build at home. I could only say wait long long...
Our new girlfriends
Lastly the boys got to meet some new girlfriends at LEGOLAND. Relax lah, they are not allowed to date yet. However they did get to meet the LEGO Friends Stephanie, Andrea, Olivia , Mia and Emma in their new home.
For the hungry ones, there is a cafe with seats for a quick bite.
Don't forget to drop by the LEGO shop for some great buys. There are special offers each month and with the attractive SGD to JPY exchange rate at 1.21, it is a sale within a sale at LDC Tokyo.
- The kids love it
- Good diversion for young kids
- Great indoor place for kids!
- Nice place for young children
- Legoland together with Madame Tussaud's
Japan, 〒135-0091 Tokyo, Minato, Decks Odaiba 台場1-6-1, デックス東京ビーチ アイランドモール3F
Tips for you
If you have other places to go (apart from Disneyland/ Sea) take your kids everywhere else first. If you take them here- they would want to come back here every day!!! My kids are below 5 so they loved it here. My boys loved the shooting game inside * i think my hubby rode on it 20x as there was no queue and we were there on a week day. It was a coolest place ever (according to my 4 year old) for young children i suppose. We spent the WHOLE day there! And they still wanted to come back the next day, and the next, and the next... until we got to Disneyland and Disney Sea. SO my advise is- DO NOT bring them here unless you have brought them around sight seeing, educate them on culture, new places, bring them to Tokyo tower, sky tree etc....else you will be stuck here for the whole duration of your Tokyo trip
Although the price was pretty steep, the children enjoyed the place. It was smaller than the one in Malaysia with only 2 rides, a 4D cinema, a playground and 3 lego play area with Lego friends, Lego cars and Lego Duplo. There is also a small Lego workshop for children below 5 and above 5 where they guide the children how to fix things using lego. Most staff aren't able to converse in English as well. However the children loved it there especially the quest laser rides and cinema. Even my mum also loved it. The adults will also enjoyed the tour around the miniland where there are many iconic buildings and attractions made of Lego bricks. Next time when going there again, will also consider going to the Mega Web which I saw the advertisement when coming out from the railway station. Visited March 2016