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114-Foot Hungarian Tower is the World's Tallest Lego Building

Surpassing the previous record holder by a perilous two feet, this towering 114-foot pillar is officially the tallest Lego structure in the entire world. Designed by "Official Danish LEGO constructors"—sorry earnest high schoolers, Olympic heroes, and South Korean tots—the latest record breaker sits in front of the St. Stephen's Basilica in Budapest, Hungary and is topped with a Rubik's Cube, which, lest anyone forgets, was invented in 1974 by a Hungarian architect. It took extra manpower from local volunteers and a whopping 450,000 bricks to complete the building, but it earned itself a place in the Guinness Book of Records. According to the Mayor of the city's fifth district, the "modern obelisk" will serve as a tool to promote Budapest to the rest of the word (with the likely exception of a handful of Delaware teens). Take a look, below:

· Budapest Breaks Record with World's Tallest LEGO Tower [Arch Daily]
· LEGO STORE BUDAPEST REACH RECORD BREAKING HEIGHTS WITH TOWER RECORD [Guinness World Records]
· All Lego coverage [Curbed National]