File this under: incredible LEGO creations. LEGO master Ryan McNaught used 200,000 bricks to recreate the Roman Colosseum for the University of Sydney. Not just any replica, this one “shows both the Colosseum from two thousand years ago and its current state.” Continue reading for more pictures and information.
I love the dual vision of the monument. Half of it is portrayed as new, just like it was in 80AD, when it was built. You can see the spectators, some Roman soldiers, merchants and beasts. The other half shows the Colosseum as it is today, with tourists, restoration workers, and even the Popemobile going around the block. Ah-mazing.