of an Egyptian pharaoh that looks suspiciously like King Tut.
The giant pharaoh stood floating down the River Thames on its
way to Legoland in Windsor, England, where it was the center-
piece of Legoland’s Kingdom of the Pharaohs, which opened
March 2009.The pharaoh required more than 200,000 Lego bricks
and weighs one ton.
This amazing version in LEGO of Venice, Italy, shows its water
canal-laced landscape, complete with the Grand Canal and
even St. Mark’s Square.
rendered in LEGO.
. C3PO and a Clone Wars Trooper
These great, life-sized Lego models of C3PO and a Clone Wars
Trooper were presented at the annual Toy Fair in 2008. Gizmodo
reports it’s “a big secret” how many Lego bricks it took to construct.
LEGO Space shuttle
Two Japanese LEGOsmiths used a whopping 65,000 bricks
and 1,590 man hours to complete the stunning diorama, which
even simulates a launch with flashing lights under the boosters
and vocal countdown. The only thing it does not do is lift off.
The Lego Space shuttle appeared as a scene in the Space
Center,” in Nasu Highland Park, an amusement park in Japan.
An impressive church made from more than 75,000 Lego pieces,
it took 18 months to plan, build and photograph. Actual size is
7 feet by 5.5 feet by 2.5 feet. According to the builder it will seat
1,372 Lego people, has 3,976 windows, balcony stairs, restrooms,
coat rooms, a baptistery, alter, pulpit, and an elaborate pipe organ.