7 Popular Landmarks From Around The World Recreated With Lego

Brandon Loo
Brandon Loo
9 May 2020

While we can’t travel, we can always recreate famous landmarks with Lego to travel to!

As champions of travel to gain new and exciting experiences, we’ve been longing for the day when we can finally head out to explore the world once again! That’s when we came across Graeme’s profile (@later.graeme) on Instagram, where we saw his recreation of Big Ben using Lego bricks. 
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A couple of scrolls through his profile, we realised that there were more Lego structures of popular landmarks. We reached out and asked him what inspired him starting on this project, and it was his love for travel! 
“I was missing travelling since they had just announced the Circuit Breaker. So I thought why not travel to famous monuments.” Also being a photographer, he framed his pictures in a way where any traveller would have shot it if they were actually there. “Like a Lego man” in this case!
All photos are by @later.graeme

1. Big Ben Tower, London

Klook Fun Fact: The 150th anniversary of Big Ben was celebrated in 2009. So far, Big Ben has rung through the reigns of six monarchs.

2. Musée du Louvre, Paris

Klook Fun Fact: Le Louvre was actually a fortress that was built in 1190, and turned into a royal palace in the 16th century!

3. Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C

Klook Fun Fact: There are 36 huge columns and each column signifies a state at the time of Lincoln’s death

4. Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C

Klook Fun Fact: George Washington himself laid the cornerstone for the Capitol on September 18, 1793, and, as Dan Brown said, it was a Masonic ceremony.

5. Trevi Fountain, Rome

Klook Fun Fact: While it is tradition to throw a coin over your shoulder while at the Trevi Fountain, what people might not know is that the coins are collected every night and are given to charity!

6. Buckingham Palace, London

Klook Fun Fact: Despite the palace serving as an important place for the royal family, the Queen does not in fact privately own the residence. It is instead held in trust by the Crown Estates.

7. Sydney Opera House, Sydney

Klook Fun Fact: The temperatures inside of the house have to stay at precisely 22.5 degrees Celsius in order to ensure that the instruments for the orchestra stay perfectly in tune.

While on the topic of Lego, stand a chance to win a trip to LEGOLAND Malaysia when it’s safe to travel again! 

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