I have the LEGO Taj Mahal sitting here, waiting to be built.
Mine is the old 5922 piece version, a gift from a former BB contributor who fried out on building big LEGOs and sent it to my daughter and I. LEGO has rereleased this set, due to its immense popularity, with 1 extra piece. I believe it is a brick separator.
While not the biggest project in this video, it is still the biggest LEGO set you can buy.
LEGO Creator Series Taj Mahal (10256) via Amazon
Iain Heath writes, "I recreated the 'distracted boyfriend' meme using LEGO bricks." You certainly did, Iain, and very well, too!
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