Frédéric Chopin made of Legos is on display at the Lego Convention in Warsaw, Poland in 2018. (Photo courtesy of Rylan Daniels)

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Photos: Big Legos for big ‘kids’

Legos are famously the favorite toys of kids all over the world, but only recently older “kids” have taken legos to the extreme by building highly advanced, detailed structures that resemble real things. At the Lego Convention in Warsaw, Poland, the craziest lego creations from Europe’s top professional lego builders were being shown off —…
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Rylan Daniels

May 7, 2018

Legos are famously the favorite toys of kids all over the world, but only recently older “kids” have taken legos to the extreme by building highly advanced, detailed structures that resemble real things. At the Lego Convention in Warsaw, Poland, the craziest lego creations from Europe’s top professional lego builders were being shown off — from famous people six feet tall to body parts, and even a huge life size bat-mobile.

At the Lego Convention in Warsaw, Poland, a Lego building resembles Washington D.C. (Photo courtesy of Rylan Daniels)

A human skeleton is constructed out of Legos at the at the Lego Convention in Warsaw, Poland in 2018. (Photo courtesy of Rylan Daniels)

Marvel’s Iron Man is constructed out of Legos at the at the Lego Convention in Warsaw, Poland in 2018. (Photo courtesy of Rylan Daniels)

 Batman’s Batmobile was made of out of 900,000 Lego bricks at the at the Lego Convention in Warsaw, Poland in 2018. (Photo courtesy of Rylan Daniels)

 Batman’s Batmobile was made of out of 900,000 Lego bricks at the at the Lego Convention in Warsaw, Poland in 2018. (Photo courtesy of Rylan Daniels)

Star Wars Tie-Fighters at the at the Lego Convention in Warsaw, Poland in 2018. (Photo courtesy of Rylan Daniels)

A Lego jungle is displayed at the at the Lego Convention in Warsaw, Poland in 2018. (Photo courtesy of Rylan Daniels)

A scene from Disney’s Tangled is displayed at the Lego Convention in Warsaw, Poland in 2018. (Photo courtesy of Rylan Daniels)

A Lego figure of Nicolaus Copernicus on display at the Lego Convention in Warsaw, Poland in 2018. (Photo courtesy of Rylan Daniels)

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