Travel The World With Nanoblock Architecture Sets

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Nanoblock is a line of block construction toys made by Japanese toy company Kawada. These Nanoblock sets come in different forms and shapes for the children as well as adults. What is unique about these Nanoblock sets is that the blocks are tiny in size — all of the structures you can build will easily fit the palm of your hand.

 

There are different series of Nanoblock sets that one can buy. Each set ranges from 80 – 150 pieces for the miniature collection, to about 5800 pieces for the Castle deluxe edition. You can purchase these Nanoblock sets depending on the level of difficulty you are comfortable with.

 

One of the most attractive types of Nanoblock sets is the Sights to See series. This series includes designs of the most famous buildings and landmarks from all around the world. These structures can have 200 to 1600 pieces, depending on the landmark. The size of each brick is around 4 mm x 4 mm x 5 mm, and each set has a specially designed brick to recreate the structure of famous monuments and landmarks. Some of the most memorable sets from the Nanoblock Sights to See series are mentioned below.

 

Nanoblock Architecture Series Sets You Should Have

 

Here is a list of the best Nanoblock Architecture Series sets that you should add to your collection:

 

1.

London

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Build the beautiful city of London all by yourself with this over 1600 blocks set that can take over 8 hours to complete. It is a colourful and exact replica of what London would look like. Add this to your collection of block structures to enhance the look of your home. 

 

Level of difficulty: 4/5

Find it on Amazon for $72.35.

 

2.

New York

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Build New York from scratch and create all its famous landmarks from the Statue of Liberty to the Empire State Building, and much more with this 1600-block set from Nanoblock. The set may take you more than 8 hours to complete, but the result is surely mesmerising.

 

Level of difficulty: 4/5

Find it on Amazon for $50.86.

 

3.

Sagrada Familia

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Create an architectural masterpiece with the Sagrada Familia building blocks set. This 390-piece block set is perfect even for the children to build. With this, you can make your home a mini Barcelona.

 

Level of difficulty: 3/5

Find it on Amazon for $19.72.

 

4.

Louvre Museum

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The famous Louvre Museum can now be a part of your art collection with the Musee Du Louvre block set. This small replica of the museum building and its outer structure comes with 320 pieces and is perfect for people over the age of 12 years. 

 

Level of difficulty: 3/5

Find it on Amazon for $19.95.

 

5.

The Colosseum

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One of the most famous architectural wonders in the world, the Roman Colosseum, is also available in the Sights to See series. You can build this oval 3D structure with 320 colourful blocks. The set comes with detailed instructions and specially designed blocks to help you replicate the original structure easily.

 

Level of difficulty: 3/5

Find it on Amazon for $19.99.

 

6.

Parthenon

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Bring Greece to your home with this beautiful Greek temple Parthenon Nanoblock. The 3D structure of Parthenon can be built by connecting 560 blocks in a specific pattern. Building the structure comes under the 3rd level of difficulty, which means that it is even perfect for the children, as well as adults.  

 

Level of difficulty: 3/5

Find it on Amazon for $15.31.

 

7.

Forbidden City

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Take a trip to China when you build this Palace Museum complex located in the heart of Beijing. This is the Forbidden City block set that comes with 290 blocks and will take from 20 – 60 minutes for you to complete it.  

 

Level of difficulty: 2/5

Find it on Amazon for $20.38.

 

8.

The Big Ben

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Build one of the most famous clock towers — the Big Ben — by joining 450 assorted block pieces with each other. The structure, when finally constructed, will be the perfect mini structure to add to your collection.

 

Level of difficulty: 2/5

Find it on Amazon for $16.08.

 

9.

Buckingham Palace

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Home of the Queen of England, Buckingham Palace is an architectural wonder in itself. This building can be reconstructed by you or your kids with the new Nanoblock. Just follow the instructions and join the 310 blocks that are specially designed as different parts of the building.

 

Level of difficulty: 2/5

Find it on Amazon for $15.25.

 

10.

Marina Bay Sands

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One of the most luxurious hotels in Singapore, Marina Bay Sands, is now available in the size of your palm. Build this landmark by joining over 250 blocks together. You can also recreate the lively Central Business District and the Marina Bay in front of it.

 

Level of difficulty: 2/5

Find it on Amazon for $19.99.

 

11.

Burj Khalifa

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The tallest building in the world, Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, is also available as a Nanoblock set. With over 550 pieces to join and build this building, it will take you a few hours to create. With incredible details, this set is definitely a must-have for the Nanoblock fans out there!

 

Level of difficulty: 3/5

Find it on Amazon for $25.08.

 

12.

Merlion

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Merlion, a mythical half-fish half-lion creature is the official mascot of Singapore. You can bring it to your home through the Sight To See series of Nanoblock. This structure can be built by using over 260 blocks. You will have to spend not more than 60 minutes building it from scratch.

 

Level of difficulty: 3/5

Find it on Amazon for $14.95.

 

13.

Cathedral Notre Dame

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Even though Cathedral Notre-Dame is an architectural masterpiece, you do not have to be a pro while creating this block structure. All you need is to join the 400 pieces as per the given instruction book, and you will have this beautiful cathedral right at the palm of your hand.

 

Level of difficulty: 2/5

Find it on Amazon for $20.99.

 

14.

Sydney Harbour Bridge

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One of the most famous bridges in the world, Sydney Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia, is also now available for you to build. This set consists of 310 pieces and is a level 3 difficulty set that is suitable for adults and children above the age of 12 years.

 

Level of difficulty: 3/5

Find it on Amazon for $17.59.

 

15.

Sydney Opera House

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While we are in Sydney, Australia, we should visit another location: the Sydney Opera House. This is a set of 430 blocks to have Sydney Opera House of the size of your palm. Have Sydney’s centre of arts and culture right in your home.

 

Level of difficulty: 3/5

Find it on Amazon for $23.99.

 

Why Should You Have At Least One Of The Nanoblock Sets?

 

The Nanoblock sets seem to be a toy only for kids, but that is not true. Most of these Nanoblock sets are for adults as well. Just like puzzles, these Nanoblock sets are great source of entertainment for everyone, no matter how old they are.

 

Nanoblock sets can also be used as decoration pieces in homes. These beautifully colored pieces are designed with utmost precision, and they can be displayed all over the house. Not only do the Nanoblock come in the form of architectural wonders, but they also come in the shape of animals, vehicles, buildings, musical instruments, and much more. They have a space collection and a deluxe collection as well. From a beautiful bonsai to a peacock, you can find a wide variety of figures to choose from. So, even adults can enjoy these and have a good time constructing. When you try out one Nanoblock set, you will definitely want more.

 

The Nanoblock Sight To See series is the perfect way for you to have a small piece of famous landmarks from different parts of the world in your house. It can turn out to be the best past time for you and your loved ones.

 

* This article was contributed by Akshay Sharma.

Liming Koh
Just an awkward penguin who's already looking forward to her next destination, or maybe just the different types of food she gets to eat. Because, well, FOOD IS LIFE.

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