Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Lego Creator Taj Mahal

Created by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, the Empress Mumtaz Mahal, the love story of the Taj Mahal has captured the hearts of millions. And Lego have just released their updated 2008 Taj Mahal Creator set. A real labour of love with 5923 pieces.

The model 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. Special elements include 6 blue 16x32 baseplates, white 1x5x4 bricks with bow, lots of transparent elements, ‘Erling’ bricks and ‘jumper’ plates.

The Taj Mahal measures over 16” (43cm) high, 20” (51cm) wide and 20” (51cm) deep. And can be taken away in 7 modular sections.

 Lego Creator Taj Mahal. £299.99 at Lego Shop. To be delivered 22 December.

For ages 16+.

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