LEGOLAND Dubai unveils the Brick Khalifa, the world’s tallest LEGO replica building

The model is on display at the newly opened LEGOLAND Dubai.

November 01, 2016 |

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Until Jeddah Tower is completed, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai continues to be the world’s tallest building standing an impressive 2,717 feet. While the real deal is certainly something to behold, Dubai also offers another structure with the Burj Khalifa name that can wear the label of “World’s tallest.”

Standing 56 feet tall, the LEGO Burj Khalifa, known as the Brick Khalifa, is the tallest LEGO replica building in the world. The scale model weighs in at one ton and comprises 439,000 individual LEGO pieces. The structure took multiple LEGO experts over 5,000 hours to build.

As Architizer reports, while the model is the spitting image of the real Burj Khalifa, the area surrounding the scale model has been recreated to match reality, as well. LED lights and water features that can be used for light and fountain shows surround the LEGO building, providing an even stronger impression that this model was torn from the Dubai skyline and shrunk down.

The display is located at LEGOLAND Dubai, which just celebrated its grand opening on Oct. 31, 2016.

Click here to see images of the Brick Khalifa.

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