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Merlin Entertainments announces Legoland Shanghai Resort
Merlin Entertainments has announced an agreement to develop Legoland Shanghai Resort in the Jinshan District of Shanghai, China. Scheduled to open in 2023, as reported by Blooloop, Legoland Shanghai will be one of the biggest Legoland Resorts in the world, and will feature a 250-room themed hotel. Construction and development of the project will cost £500 million ($642,870,000 USD). “I’m delighted that we are able to realize the development of a Legoland Resort in Shanghai; one of the most vibrant cities in the world,” said Nick Varney, chief executive of Merlin Entertainments. “A gateway city with modern consumers, Shanghai is already