NEW WORLD RECORD:
Lego Tower-world record set in Vienna
Tallest Lego Tower- Legoland park sets world
6]LEGOLAND Park, Windsor,UK--Thousands of children and their
families helped build the 100ft. Lego tower which sets the
world record for the Tallest Lego Tower.
Photo: The Lego brick tower stands nearly
100ft tall and is shaped to resemble a Viking longboat mast (enlarge
The park's special events manager, Penny
Jenkins, said: "We are thrilled to bring the World Record
Windsor after four days of hard work, not to mention
nearly 500,000 bricks, and it now stands at nearly 100ft.
Positioned at the park's main entrance, it is
made up of almost half a million Lego bricks and celebrates
50 years of the popular children's toy.
Photo:Youngsters helped build 20cm sections
with each section lifted into place by a crane, with Lego
engineer Bo Dahl Knudsen placing the final brick.
The tower is designed to resemble a Viking
longboat mast to mark the opening of the new Land of the Vikings
at the Legoland
Windsor theme park in Windsor, Berkshire.
A Danish flag was planted on top, next to
the Union flag, in honour of the toy's birthplace.
Photo: Made of almost half a million bricks, the
structure has been built to celebrate Lego's 50th birthday.
The previous world record 29.3m Lego Tower was
set in Toronto in August 2007.