Following the announcement of the world’s longest water slide in Malaysia and the launch of The Rift (Virtual Reality (VR)/ Augmented Reality (AR) theme park), there’s another new attraction called Capital City.

Said to be Malaysia’s biggest indoor theme park, Capital City is also a resort and a shopping mall. The Capital World Limited-owned theme park recently made its concept launch at Jalan Tampo, Johor Bahru over the weekend.

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The Capital City Indoor Theme Park will be an interactive venue that won’t just appeal to the children but also adults. “We believe the indoor theme park will be able to draw greater footfall to our mall as Capital City will be transformed into a one-stop entertainment hub and shopping haven in the heart of Johor Bahru,” said Siow Chien Fu, executive director and CEO of Capital World.


One of the main draws here is MCM Studio, which is also the 5th largest indoor theme park in the world. Situated on the 3rd and 4th levels of the mall, MCM Studio features 3 different concept studios – Movie Planet, Cartoon Planet and Music Planet. Each section will provide visitors with unique experience depending on the planet on different floors.

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Details about MCM Studio’s 3 main sections are as follows:

  • Movie Planet has 10 main attractions including Transformers, Dinosaur World, Hollywood Stars, Haunted House, Pink Valentine, and more. Movie buffs can also enjoy an immersive experience with featured movie scenes using the latest Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technology.
  • Cartoon Planet is a “kiddy attractions” where classic animated characters (e.g.: Tom and Jerry) come to life through the usage of integrate AR and VR technology powers.
  • Music Planet is a combination of circus, theatrical and musical performances by “internationally renowned names” performed live on stage.
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In addition to the theme park, the shopping complex will also 3 retail floors – each with its own thematic zones. These zones include elements from 5 different continents: America, Europe, Australia, Asia, as well as Middle East. That’s not all, there are also 2 hotels in development –  Hilton Garden Inn and Planet Hotel.

Capital City is expected to be fully ready by August this year while the 2 aforementioned hotels will probably open in 2019.

Sources: Channel News Asia, Info Pub, The Edge Markets.

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