New 5,923 Piece LEGO Taj Mahal

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LEGO doesn’t shy away from creating huge, elaborate sets, and their new Taj Mahal is a great example of that. Part of their Creator Expert line, the set is detailed and visually impressive, with painstaking detail and decorative tilework around the base.  If you aren’t able to visit the amazing mausoleum from 1631, maybe spending hours building the replica is the next best thing.  Available November 27 for $369. Build on! Via LS:

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Build and discover the Taj Mahal! The huge ivory-white marble mausoleum, renowned as one of the world’s architectural wonders, was commissioned in 1631 by the Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, the Empress Mumtaz Mahal. This relaunched 2008 LEGO® Creator Expert interpretation features the structure’s 4 facades with sweeping arches, balconies and arched windows. The central dome, subsidiary domed chambers and surrounding minarets are topped with decorative finials, and the raised platform is lined with recessed arches. The model is finished with ornate detailing throughout and intricate tilework around the base. With more than 5,900 pieces, this set is designed to deliver a rewarding building experience and makes a great display piece for the home or office.

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