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Legoland in Billund

The original home of the Lego has a huge amusement park dedicated to the iconic plastic toy. 

Legoland is situated in Billund, Denmark next to the original Lego factory where Ole Kirk Christiansen, a poor carpenter previously ruined by the depression, created his first wooden toys in 1934. The now legendary colorful, interlocking blocks were called Lego for the Danish phrase “leg godt,” meaning “play well”. There is no doubt you can do just that at this amusement park, which is the largest tourist attraction in Denmark outside of Copenhagen.

The park includes numerous attractions for kids including rides and playhouse areas. At the park entrance, a vast space is dedicated to the Lego reconstruction of cities and famous monuments of Northern Europe.

Adapted with permission from Exploguide.com dedicated to travelers looking for alternative and off the beaten track travel.

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