Official LEGO Eiffel Tower (10307) Announcement
(CTN News) – LEGO has officially revealed the tallest set they have ever produced with the LEGO Eiffel Tower (10307) which is the tallest set they have ever produced.
In addition to its release on November 25, the set contains 10,001 pieces and will retail for a price of $679.99/€629.99/£554.99.
This is the largest LEGO set yet, measuring just over 58.5 inches (149 cm), which makes it the tallest set that LEGO has made. In addition to your purchase, you will also receive Eiffel’s Apartment (40579) as a free promotional gift along with it.
PRESS RELEASE – THE LEGO EIFFEL TOWER SET
The LEGO Group today revealed the tallest build yet in their LEGO® Eiffel Tower series, which is set to be released on 15th November 2022. There is no doubt that the Eiffel Tower is one of the world’s most recognisable landmarks and now you can recreate this iconic building with this powerful LEGO set.
Incorporating the famous landmark’s height and architectural style in its towering LEGO set, this towering LEGO set reaches a magnificent height of 149cm/58inches/4.8ft once it has been built. This makes it the ultimate statement in brick form.
A majestic way to add a new display piece to your home, this 10,001 piece set is designed to authentically replicate the momentous wrought iron tower in your home. The set includes gorgeous truss work, three observation platforms, landscaping, elevators, and an office at the top.
The broadcast tower, with the Tri color flag on top, is also included in the tower. Additionally, the set can also be divided into four sections in order to make it easier to assemble, move and play with, as well as to transport.
As the centerpiece of the 1889 World’s Fair held at the Paris Exhibition Grounds in 1889, the Eiffel tower was constructed between 1887 and 1889. While its original design was criticized, it has since become one of the most recognisable structures in the world. It has become a global cultural icon despite initial criticism for its design.
Rok Galin Kobe, LEGO Designer, describes the process of designing this new set in his own words: “We wanted to find the right LEGO expression for the engineering and architectural masterpiece that is the Eiffel tower that represents the essence of this century.
The LEGO System enabled us to build the tower in a manner that followed the structural principles of the original tower to the extent possible. In the course of the build, you will learn innovative, interesting LEGO building techniques that will bring the architectural features of the tower to life in LEGO bricks.
Once complete you can imagine the breath-taking feeling of standing at the top and looking across the rich history of the city of Paris. It is the right set for travel and architecture fans alike.”
At the recommended retail price of $629.99 / €629.99 / £554.99, the LEGO Eiffel Tower set will be available from 25th November 2022 via LEGO Stores and LEGO.com/Eiffel.
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