A Giant Lego Map of Europe

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You could go to Barcelona and Paris, make out with foreign strangers, and post lots of Facebook photo albums about it. Or, you could check out this enormous, 157 square foot Lego map of the continent. It's at least cheaper.

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Illustration for article titled A Giant Lego Map of Europe

The incredibly impressive "Euromap" was built with 287,800 bricks and half a year's time. And because constructing a huge relief map of an entire continent wasn't enough for the project's creators, they decided to build miniature landmarks for each country too. [Euromap via MAKE]

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Finally, out of the hundreds of stupid LEGO sculptures that, for no apparent reason other than the editor might be a seven year old, make it onto this site, something beautiful has been made out of LEGO!

Let this be a new benchmark for future LEGO "artists."