LEGO Creator Expert Taj Mahal 10256
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Build and discover the LEGO® Creator Expert Taj Mahal. The huge ivory-white marble mausoleum, located in the Indian city of Agra is renowned as one of the world’s architectural wonders. It was commissioned in 1631 by the Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, the Empress Mumtaz Mahal. This relaunched 2008 LEGO interpretation features the structure's 4 facades with sweeping arches, balconies and arched windows. The central dome, subsidiary domed chambers and surrounding minarets are topped with decorative finials, and the raised platform is lined with recessed arches. The model is finished with ornate detailing throughout and intricate tilework around the base. With more than 5,900 pieces, this set is designed to deliver a rewarding building experience and makes a great display piece for the home or office. Relaunched 2008 model, featuring 4 facades with arches and arched windows; central dome, 4 subsidiary domed chambers and 4 minarets, all topped with decorative finials; raised platform lined with recessed arches; ornate detailing throughout; and intricate tilework around the base.
Item No: 5702016173536
$509.00
or pay from $5.26 per week. Click here for more information marble finance logo
Product Description:
Build and discover the LEGO® Creator Expert Taj Mahal. The huge ivory-white marble mausoleum, located in the Indian city of Agra is renowned as one of the world’s architectural wonders. It was commissioned in 1631 by the Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, the Empress Mumtaz Mahal. This relaunched 2008 LEGO interpretation features the structure's 4 facades with sweeping arches, balconies and arched windows. The central dome, subsidiary domed chambers and surrounding minarets are topped with decorative finials, and the raised platform is lined with recessed arches. The model is finished with ornate detailing throughout and intricate tilework around the base. With more than 5,900 pieces, this set is designed to deliver a rewarding building experience and makes a great display piece for the home or office. Relaunched 2008 model, featuring 4 facades with arches and arched windows; central dome, 4 subsidiary domed chambers and 4 minarets, all topped with decorative finials; raised platform lined with recessed arches; ornate detailing throughout; and intricate tilework around the base.
Item No: 5702016173536
Product Description
Build and discover the LEGO® Creator Expert Taj Mahal. The huge ivory-white marble mausoleum, located in the Indian city of Agra is renowned as one of the world’s architectural wonders. It was commissioned in 1631 by the Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, the Empress Mumtaz Mahal. This relaunched 2008 LEGO interpretation features the structure's 4 facades with sweeping arches, balconies and arched windows. The central dome, subsidiary domed chambers and surrounding minarets are topped with decorative finials, and the raised platform is lined with recessed arches. The model is finished with ornate detailing throughout and intricate tilework around the base. With more than 5,900 pieces, this set is designed to deliver a rewarding building experience and makes a great display piece for the home or office. Relaunched 2008 model, featuring 4 facades with arches and arched windows; central dome, 4 subsidiary domed chambers and 4 minarets, all topped with decorative finials; raised platform lined with recessed arches; ornate detailing throughout; and intricate tilework around the base.
Item No: 5702016173536

Features & Benefits

  • Discover the architectural wonder of the Taj Mahal!
  • LEGO® interpretation of the real-world architectural wonder, the Taj Mahal.
  • Divides into 7 modular sections for easier transportation.
  • Put your LEGO® building skills to the test with one of the largest LEGO models ever created!
  • This set includes over 5,900 LEGO® pieces.
  • Measures over 16” (43cm) high, 20” (51cm) wide and 20” (51cm) deep.
  • Age Range 16+
  • Piece Count 5923

Customer Reviews

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Great Display and Build
The Taj Mahal building process took a lot less time to build than I thought. The Ghostbusters head quarters took about 14 hours and the Taj is over 1000 more but yet I completed in the same amount of time. This thing is really repetitive but it's well worth the patience. Although the bags 5,6,7.8 get annoying doing the same thing 4 times. I actually swapped back and forth, such as doing bag 5, then one from bag 9 and 10 (the sides of the mausoleum) to bag 6, back to bag 9, back to 7. Although still repetitive, it makes it seem a little less repetitive if you do it that way. the set is about 90% repetitiveness, the only part that is not repetitive really is in the square base. (Bags 1 and 2) are nearly identical in repetitiveness, but the stairs stick out more, Bag 4 has the 4 minarets and that build goes quick. Also parts of building the roof were not the same over and over. Over all, the sets displays great and it is a eye catcher. I would recommend this product as its features are quite detailed and nice to see it on shelves again.
June 28, 2019
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Great set, with some minor flaws
Assembling it was a challenging experience, and very enjoyable, even though it has a lot of repetition.
However, the structure of the towers in the corners is not very stable, they are quite wobbly (of course, as this set is meant as a showpiece, not for playing with it, it's not really causing problems). Another minor problem I had was that even though most of the 1x1 stud flat pieces had a spare part, which they do in most sets, the transparent ones used for the windows didn't, and they are the easiest to lose accidentally. I almost came a piece short of these, when one of them got stuck in its bag, and I didn't notice until I ran out of them.
June 28, 2019
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Return of a Classic
I was beyond excited when seeing that Lego was re-releasing this set. Being the now second largest set ever released, I had been wanting to get my hands on it for years. The details on it are beyond gorgeous and it's definitely a show-stopper of any collection.

The overall building process is not very complicated, especially since it requires repeating mostly the same steps four times for each side. The repetitiveness of it, and the pain of stacking small studs for the widows are the only thing that prevented me from giving this set a 5/5. As a warning, the finger tips will be in pain if doing it all at once. There's still a good amount of challenge for expert builders, mainly with the set comprising mostly of white bricks. Pay close attention to the dome, it's easy to misplace pieces there.

It's a fun build, and with a lot of the steps repeating, it's a good one that a group of people can work on simultaneously. Thank you for bringing this one back, Lego. It's a crowd pleaser!
June 28, 2019
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Beautiful building
This is a showpiece. It takes over a room. It was a little hard on my fingers but otherwise not too taxing. Definately for older builders - children would not have the skill or patience for this Lego masterpiece. I love it.
June 28, 2019
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Excellent
One word... Impressive.. and that doesnâ??t even begin to explain how amazing this building is. My husband was absolutely enthralled by it (heâ??s 35) and he only let our eldest son help build it. It looks completely authentic once completed and dare I say it doesnâ??t really look like Lego. An iconic building has received a fantastic rendering in this set and is a must buy for any Lego fan.
June 28, 2019
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Fantastic
This review is from my son as he built it, he is 14 years old.

The Taj Mahal set is amazing. Seriously impressive the photos don't do it justice. I found the build to be relatively easy and a bit repetitive but the end result is worth it.
I have decided to add lights to make it pop (lego may want to have this in future building sets).
A must have for the Lego collector.
June 27, 2019
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Very fun and enjoyable build!
The 10256 Lego Taj Mahal is an incredible build. There is a lot of repetition, but it is needed. I love the details in the center of the set including the many archways. As shown in my pictures, this set is built in many sections and therefore is very maneuverable. This is a plus for me because I built movable shelves and like to change it up once in a while.
June 26, 2019
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10256 Taj Mahal
I was one of the lucky few who got this set on release day. The build is wonderful. It is a show piece l, so not much playability, however the pure presence of this model in a room is defenently a conversation starter. I was unlucky enough to have had step 14 poly bags missing which in all of my years of building I've never even as much as had a piece missing, so how a whole step got forgotten is beyond me but I've emailed lego and I'm sure they will fix it. There is a lot of repetitive building but the finished product is a show stopper. Many hours of enjoyment come packed up in this set. Lots of cool techniques, older techniques but fun none the less. I understand redoing a legendary set, but I wish they would have revamped it. Changed some things with all of the new techniques used this day and time, and I wish they used gold elements instead of the yellow used. Over all I'm happy with this set and will look great once I get the missing pieces and finish it. Thank you lego and please keep the large sets like this coming. It's time for some new larger single building architecture sets lol.
June 23, 2019
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One of the best sets ever!!
I always wanted this set, and to my surprise Lego re-issued it! I stayed up on november 27th to get it, and bought it as an early Christmas present.
I build this set during the Christmas holidays.
There is a fair amount of repetition in building this set, which is logical, because the Taj Mahal is a symmetrical building. So the repetition didn't bother me so much. It was also helpfull: you don't need so much space, because you can build the different parts first, and put them together later.
And now it is finished, and it looks great. It is a big set, just like the large version of Sydney Opera house from a few years ago (but that one was more challenging).
I hope Lego will re-issue more great sets from the past.
June 21, 2019
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Great overall, but...
I think that visually, this is a stunning and exceptional set.

There are a lot of tedious and repetitive building steps that are a result of what is being built (the Taj is supposed to be completely symmetrical) and most of it is built in 'quadruplicate.'

There were two things that bothered me about the design, however. One is the structural integrity of the base (the outer terrace) didn't seem as well designed as it could have been. The six detachable segments aren't an issue if you have no need to ever move it, but do not hold up if you do. My other issue is that it appears a lack of understanding of the true architecture of the building. Anyone who has ever been to or studied it will know that it was created to be perfectly symmetrical, and while there is a limitation to what can be done with LEGO, the way the elements were situated in a few spots seems completely ignorant of this. It is correctable for an advanced builder, but just seems lazy, especially for such an otherwise intricate set.

But again, I will say that the final model (after my own fixes were made) is a beautiful and stunning piece.
June 18, 2019
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