LEGO Unveils 9,036-Piece Roman Colosseum—Its Largest Set Ever!

LEGO Colosseum

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Are you fascinated by historical architecture like The Colosseum? Built during the time of Roman Empire, the ancient amphitheater was the largest of its time and held up to 80,000 spectators. The monumental landmark is the inspiration behind LEGO‘s latest and largest set to date. The 9,036-piece set captures the incredible details of the architectural marvel, including the outer columns and surviving archways.

Scheduled to launch on Black Friday (November 27), The Colosseum LEGO build takes the title of the largest set from the 7,541-piece Millennium Falcon Star Wars kit. The impressive 3-story LEGO arena measures over 10.5 in. (27 cm) high, 20.5 in. (52 cm) wide, and 23.5 in. (59 cm) deep. It features columns of the Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian orders, plus an attic decorated with Corinthian pilasters. Every detail can be admired from all angles thanks to the model’s free-standing oval display base. The set even comes with a coffee table-style book of building instructions with inspiring design and history facts.

See photos of the Colosseum LEGO set below and find a full list of features here.

This new LEGO set captures the incredible architectural details of the Roman Colosseum.

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With 9,036 pieces, it's the largest LEGO set to date.

Colosseum LEGO Set

It features columns of the Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian orders which can be admired from all angles.

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Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. Originally from Northern Ireland, she is an artist now based in Berlin. After graduating with a BA in Fashion and Textile Design in 2013, Emma decided to combine her love of art with her passion for writing. Emma has contributed to various art and culture publications, with an aim to promote and share the work of inspiring modern creatives. While she writes every day, she’s also devoted to her own creative outlet—Emma hand-draws illustrations and is currently learning 2D animation.

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