LEGO Taj Mahal Back in Production After 10 Years

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LEGO Creator Taj Mahal 10256

LEGO has re-released its 5,923 piece model of the Taj Mahal, a set that was first launched in 2008.

Based on the famous landmark building in India, this set is available now from the LEGO Shop for £299.99.

When the original model sold-out from stores, some collectors paid in excess of £1,000 on eBay. In August (2017), one fetched £695 on the auction website, while in November one sold for £586 and another £477.99.

LEGO Creator Taj Mahal 10256 close up

Recommended for expert builders of sixteen years and older, the model has four detailed sides. Depicting the building’s familiar architectural features, buyers of this set will be constructing: arches and arched windows; the central dome; four subsidiary domed chambers and four minarets, all topped with decorative finials; a raised platform lined with recessed arches; ornate detailing throughout and intricate tilework around the base.
LEGO Creator Taj Mahal 10256 details staircase

The completed set measures over 16” (43cm) high, 20” (51cm) wide and 20” (51cm) deep. To help move it around, this model divides into seven modular sections for easier transportation.

 

LEGO Creator Taj Mahal 10256 modular sections

Special elements in this set includes: 6 blue 16×32 baseplates; white 1x5x4 bricks with bows; lots of transparent elements; ‘Erling’ bricks and ‘jumper’ plates.

Once built LEGO Creator Taj Mahal measures over 16” (43cm) high, 20” (51cm) wide and 20” (51cm) deep.

LEGO Creator Taj Mahal 10256 front of box

LEGO Creator #10256 Taj Mahal £299.99 at the LEGO Store

LEGO Creator Taj Mahal 10256 back of the box

  • Model number 10256
  • For ages 16 years and older
  • 5923 pieces

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