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Cherry Tree Made of 880,000 Lego Bricks!

| Cherry Blossoms , Lego

With spring comes cherry blossoms, and Legoland Japan decided to commemorate its one-year anniversary with a beautiful life-size sakura tree made entirely out of Lego bricks.

Created using a grand total of 881,470 colorful bricks, the assembled replica tree measured 4.38 x 4.93 x 5.42 meters (14.37 x 16.17 x 17.78 feet), making it the first of its kind to enter the Guinness World Records.

What’s more, the entire thing weighed an immense 3,333 kilograms (7,348 lbs) and had to be built around what appeared to be heavy-duty metal piping for support.

Although the sakura tree is technically made of plastic and thus able to last for centuries, it’s available for public viewing until May 6, 2018 which makes sense considering Japan’s blistering summer heat might not be the most appropriate season for cherry blossom viewing.

Visitors hoping to catch a glimpse of the gorgeous tree can do so at the Miniland section of the theme park, and with exciting activities such as earning exclusive Legoland driving licenses and spending a night at the awesome Lego-themed hotel, you’ll be spoiled for choice.

For more information on Legoland Japan, including the location of the park, be sure to check the full story from SoraNews24 via the link below!

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