The Ultimate Lego Architecture Sets List: 35 Awesome Lego Skyline Sets

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If you thought that Lego is just a toy for kids, think again! The architect Lego sets are actually really fun for adults too. Especially, for adults who love to build, who love architecture, or who love to travel. You can find Lego skyline sets from cities all around the world, such as New York, Paris, Tokyo, and many more.

And the fun part?

The architectural Lego sets are actually quite challenging to complete too, so adults will actually love it!

Are you short on time? Check out the editor’s architect Lego sets by region

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Lego skyline sets: Europe

#1 Trafalgar Square, London

LEGO Trafalgar Square set
LEGO Trafalgar Square set

  • Set number: 21045
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 1197
  • Sizes: 4” high x 9” wide x 7” deep (12 x 24 x 20 cm)
  • Release date: 2019

If you are looking for the best architectural Lego sets from England and particularly, London, you are in good luck! On this list, you will find four awesome architect Lego sets for London. The first one is one of the most popular squares in London; Trafalgar Square.

It includes the National Gallery, Nelson’s Column, the fountain, and more typical English details such as the double-decker buses.


#2 Complete London Lego skyline set

Lego architecture of the London skyline
Lego architecture of the London skyline

  • Set number: 21034
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 468
  • Sizes: 5” high x 11” wide x 3” deep (12.7 x 27.9 x 7.6 cm)
  • Release date: 2017

The second architectural Lego set from London includes the most famous buildings that make up the skyline of the city. From The Big Ben to The London Eye, The Tower Bridge, and of course the Trafalgar Square!


#3 Big Ben In London

Lego Big Ben in London
Lego Big Ben in London

  • Set number: 21013
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 346
  • Sizes: 7.7” high x 3.8” wide x 8” deep (19.4 x 9.6 x 8 cm)
  • Release date: 2012

Big ben is probably the most iconic building in London. So if you are looking for classic architectural Lego sets from London, this is one of the best. It’s also the easiest one, as it only contains 346 pieces, so theoretically it should be rather easy to put together.


#4 Buckingham Palace

Lego Buckingham Palace
Lego Buckingham Palace

  • Set number: 21029
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 780
  • Sizes: 3” high x 7” wide x 7” deep (3 x 20 x 20 cm)
  • Release date: 2016

The last architectural Lego set from London is Buckingham Palace, a 780-piece set of the beautiful royal residence in London. Whether you’re a supporter of the monarchy or not, it’s still a really cool piece to put together.


#5 Arc de Triomphe, Paris

Lego Arc de Triomphe
Lego Arc de Triomphe

  • Set number: 21036
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 386
  • Sizes: 10.3” high x 7.5” wide x 2.4” deep (26.2 x 19.1 x 6.1 cm)
  • Release date: 2017

The next country on the list is France with four awesome Lego Architecture sets. The first one is the iconic Arc de Triomphe, a 386-piece set with all the beautiful decorations of the original gate.


#6 Louvre museum in Paris

Louvre museum made from Lego
Louvre museum made from Lego

  • Set number: 21024
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 695
  • Sizes: 5” high x 6” wide x 7” deep (13 x 17 x 19 cm)
  • Release date: 2015

Of course, Paris is filled with iconic buildings, so there are more than enough options to choose from if you want a beautiful Lego building. Check out this Louvre Lego model for example. It even includes pieces to make the glass pyramid.


#7 Eiffel Tower

Lego Architecture Eiffel Tower set
Architecture Lego set of the Eiffel Tower

  • Set number: 21019
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 321
  • Sizes: 12” high x 4” wide x 4” deep (30.5 x 10.2 x 10.2cm)
  • Release date: 2022

As beautiful as the Arc de Triomphe and The Louvre Museum are, the real icon of Paris is, of course, The Eiffel Tower! So if you are looking for a classic monument to build, this is the best set from Paris for you.


#8 Paris skyline

Lego skyline of Paris
Lego skyline set of Paris

  • Set number: 21044
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 649
  • Sizes: 8” high x 11” wide x 4” deep (22 x 28 x 11 cm)
  • Release date: 2019

The best architectural Lego set for Paris lovers is, of course, the complete Paris skyline. It includes all the previous Paris buildings, but keep in mind though that the skyline set is a miniature version of the single ones, so it’s perfect if you don’t have too much space to display your set.


#9 Trevi Fountain in Rome

Trevi Fountain in Rome
Trevi Fountain in Rome

  • Set number: 21020
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 731
  • Sizes: 5” high x 7” wide x 5” deep (14 x 20 x 14 cm)
  • Release date: 2014

For the Italy lovers among us, I’ve got good news for you too! You can find three classic Italian monuments in the Lego architecture series!

The first one is the Trevi Fountain in Rome, a 731-piece set to build the Trevi Fountain and the Palazzo Poli.


#10 The Leaning Tower of Pisa

Lego Leaning Tower of Pisa
Lego Leaning Tower of Pisa

  • Set number: 21015
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 345
  • Sizes: 10.1” high x 4.4” wide x 4.9” deep (25.9 x 11.2 x 12.4 cm)
  • Release date: 2013

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is another awesome architecture Lego set for Italy lovers. And if you want to have this piece at your home, you’ll have to be quick because Lego is no longer producing this set, or you need to check out second-hand options.


#11 The Colosseum, Rome

Lego architect box of The Coloseum in Rome
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  • Set number: 10276
  • Age: 18+
  • Pieces: 9036
  • Sizes: 11” high x 21” wide x 24” deep (27 x 52 x 59 cm)
  • Release date: 2020

The most iconic of all Italian sets is of course The Colosseum. Not only because it’s The Colosseum, or because it’s one of the seven world wonders. But also because it’s the largest Lego set ever! A whopping 9036 pieces!

Even if you’re not into Italy, ancient Rome, or history, as a Lego fan, you need to have the largest set, right?


#12 Berlin Lego skyline set

Berlin skyline set
Berlin skyline set

  • Set number: 21027
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 289
  • Sizes: 9” high x 9” wide x 1” deep (23 x 25 x 5 cm)
  • Release date: 2016

With the Reichstag, Victory Column, Deutsche Bahn Tower, Berlin TV Tower, and the Brandenburg Gate, this Berline Lego Skyline set is an awesome set for someone who loves Germany.


#13 Manchester United stadium

Manchester United stadium made from Lego
Manchester United stadium

  • Set number: 10272
  • Age: 16+
  • Pieces: 3898
  • Sizes: 6.5” high x 18” wide x 15” deep (18.5 x 47 x 39 cm)
  • Release date: 2020

If you are a soccer fan, you will love the replica of the Old Trafford. It’s a true masterpiece and with 3898 pieces it’s a fun challenge to build. Not nearly as challenging as The Colosseum, but definitely among one of the harder ones.


Lego skyline sets: USA

#14 Chicago Skyline Architecture Lego set

Lego Skyline of Chicago
Skyline of Chicago

  • Set number: 21033
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 444
  • Sizes: 7” high x 8” wide x 1” deep (20 x 22 x 5 cm)
  • Release date: 2017

Which Chicago lover doesn’t love the Big Bean, Willis Tower, John Hancock Center, and DuSable Bridge? All iconic Chicago monuments are displayed in this Lego skyline set, plus Wrigley Building and the Big Red.

It’s only 444 pieces, so it’s a relatively easy Lego Architecture set.


#15 The White House

Lego Architecture set of The White House
Lego Architecture set of The White House

  • Set number: 21054
  • Age: 18+
  • Pieces: 1438
  • Sizes: 4” high x 18” wide x 7” deep (11 x 47 x 20 cm)
  • Release date: 2020

Are you looking for one of the most iconic US architect Lego sets?

Then you will have to go for the White House.

I mean, what building could me be more typical than the home of the president of the US?

And with its 1438 pieces, it’s quite a monument and will probably keep you busy for a few hours.


#16 Lincoln Memorial Architect Lego Set

Lincoln memorial Lego set
Lincoln memorial Lego set

  • Set number: 21022
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 274
  • Sizes: 2” high x 4” wide x 3” deep (6 x 12 x 9 cm)
  • Release date: 2015

This is probably one of the smallest and easiest architectural lego sets from the US; The Lincoln Memorial.

It’s a great set to get started with the Architecture series and see if you enjoy it or not or if you have limited space to display your building.


#17 The Capitol, Washington DC

Lego Washington DC's Capitol
Washington DC’s Capitol

  • Set number: 21030
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 1032
  • Sizes: 6” high x 17” wide x 6” deep (16 x 44 x 14 cm)
  • Release date: 2016

Another awesome Lego architecture set from Washington DC is the Capitol building. With 1032 pieces it’s a very detailed imitation of the real building.


#18 Las Vegas Skyline

Lego Architecture of Las Vegas Skyline
Lego Architecture of Las Vegas Skyline

  • Set number: 21047
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 501
  • Sizes: 7” high x 10” wide x 2” deep (19 x 27 x 7 cm)
  • Release date: 2018

What happens in Vegas, doesn’t just stay in Vegas, because you can actually bring the city’s skyline to your home with this Vegas Lego skyline set!

It includes some of the most iconic buildings in Las Vegas, such as the Bellagio Hotel, Luxor Hotel, Encore Hotel, Stratosphere Tower, and the Fremont Street Experience.


#19 Empire State Building

Lego Empire State Building
Lego Empire State Building

  • Set number: 21046
  • Age: 16+
  • Pieces: 1767
  • Sizes: 21” high x 7” wide x 4” deep (55 x 20 x 12 cm)
  • Release date: 2019

Do you love the City that never sleeps? How would you like a piece of that city in your home?!

With the New York Architect Lego sets you can do just that. I selected no less than five awesome Lego buildings in New York. The first one is the classic Empire state building, one of the highest and most complex New York Lego sets, but also one of the coolest (if you ask me).


#20 Statue of Liberty Architect Lego Set

Statue of Liberty Lego set
Statue of Liberty set

  • Set number: 21042
  • Age: 16+
  • Pieces: 1685
  • Sizes: 17” high x 5” wide x 5” deep (44 x 14x 14 cm)
  • Release date: 2018

Talking about New York classics, we have to include The Statue of Liberty of course!

It’s slightly smaller than the Empire State Building, but it’s still an awesome set to have at home. The only downside (in my opinion) is that the face is completely blank, and there are no expressions or stickers, which I think is a shame. But other than that it’s a really beautiful set.


#21 Salomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Guggenheim museum made from Lego
Guggenheim museum made from Lego

  • Set number: 21035
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 744
  • Sizes: 4” high x 7” wide x 5” deep (12 x 19x 14 cm)
  • Release date: 2017

If you are into art and modern architecture, the Guggenheim Lego set is perfect for you! Or if you just love the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, this set is also made for you. It’s a really unique building in real-life and the Lego version is no exception to that.


#22 Rockefeller Center

Lego Rockefeller center
Lego Rockefeller center

  • Set number:21007
  • Age: 10+
  • Pieces: 240
  • Sizes: 2011
  • Release date: 10.2” high x 7.5” wide x 2.4” deep (25.9 x 19x 6 cm)

The Rockefeller Center is one of the original architectural Lego sets. The set was released back in 2011 and is no longer produced, so if you want to collect all New York City Lego Skyline sets, you’ll have to be quick and buy this collector’s item before Amazon runs out of stock too!


#23 New York Skyline set

Skyline of New york made from Lego
Skyline of New york made from Lego

  • Set number: 21028
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 598
  • Sizes: 10” high x 9” wide x 1” deep (25.4 x 22.9 x 2.5 cm)
  • Release date: 2016

Last, but definitely not least of the New York Lego Architecture series is the complete skyline set.

It includes the Statue of Liberty, Flatiron Building, Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, and the One World Trade Center. Though the Statue of Liberty and Empire State building are not as tall as the single Lego sets, they are miniature versions.


#24 Seattle Space Needle

Lego architecture of Seattle
Lego architecture of Seattle

  • Set number: 21003
  • Age: 10+
  • Pieces: 57
  • Sizes: 8.7” high x 3.1” wide x 2.5” deep (22.2 x 8 x 6.4 cm)
  • Release date: 2009

The Seattle Space Needle is another Lego Skyline architecture original, released back in 2009 and also no longer produced, it’s a collector’s item for people who love Seattle. It’s also one of the easiest sets with only 57 pieces and suitable for kids from the age of 10 and above.


#25 San Francisco skyline

Skyline of San Francisco Lego
Skyline of San Francisco

  • Set number: 21043
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 565
  • Sizes: 6” high x 11” wide x 2” deep (16 x 28 x 7 cm)
  • Release date: 2019

Are you a California lover?

Then you will love this San Francisco skyline set with the beautiful Golden Gate Bridge, the Transamerica Pyramid, Salesforce Tower, Coit Tower, and Fort Point.


Lego skyline sets: Asia

#26 Tokyo skyline

Tokyo Lego skyline
Tokyo Lego skyline

  • Set number: 21052
  • Age: 16+
  • Pieces: 547
  • Sizes: 11” high x 10” wide x 3” deep (28 x 27 x 10 cm)
  • Release date: 2020

For the Japan lovers among us, the Tokyo skyline set is perfect! It includes all the classic buildings such as the Tokyo Tower, Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower, Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo Skytree, Chidorigafuchi Park, and Shibuya Crossing.


#27 Singapore skyline

Singapore skyline
Singapore skyline

  • Set number: 21057
  • Age: 18+
  • Pieces: 827
  • Sizes: 6.5” high x 11” wide x 3.5” deep (16 x 28 x 9 cm)
  • Release date: 2022

Another iconic Lego Architecture set from Asia is the Singapore skyline. Not only does it include iconic and beautiful buildings, but it is also one of the more difficult sets. The advised age according to Lego is 18 and above.


#28 Dubai Lego skyline

Dubai Lego set
Dubai Lego set

  • Set number: 121052
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 740
  • Sizes: 12” high x 10” wide x 2” deep (33 x 27 x 7 cm)
  • Release date: 2020

Do you love Dubai with all its wealth, high tech, and luxury? Then this Dubai skyline architecture Lego set is exactly what you need.

It’s 750 pieces that together form the most iconic Dubai buildings, such as The Burj Khalifa, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah hotel, Dubai Frame, and The Dubai Fountain.


#29 Taj Mahal Lego Model

Taj Mahal from Lego
Taj Mahal from Lego

  • Set number: 21056
  • Age: 18+
  • Pieces: 2022
  • Sizes: 7.5” high x 9” wide x 9” deep (20 x 23 x 23 cm)
  • Release date: 2021

The Taj Mahal is another one of the more advanced Lego Architectural sets. Which makes sense if you want to make something that’s even remotely close to the original!

But the details that go into this Lego model are absolutely stunning and definitely make it worth the time (because building the Taj Mahal will keep you busy for a few hours or even a day).


#30 Shanghai Lego Skyline

Shanghai skyline
Shanghai skyline

  • Set number: 21039
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 597
  • Sizes: 9” high x 11” wide x 2” deep (25 x 28 x 7 cm)
  • Release date: 2018

Do you love China and its mindblowing cities and architecture?

Then you will love this Shanghai skyline set with the Chenghuang Miao Temple, Longhua Temple and Pagoda, Radisson Blu Hotel, Bund area, Oriental Pearl, World Financial Center, and the Shanghai Tower.


#31 The Great Wall of China

Lego Great Wall of China
Lego Great Wall of China

  • Set number: 21041
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 551
  • Sizes: 4” high x 10” wide x 3” deep (12 x 27 x 9 cm)
  • Release date: 2018

As one of the seven wonders of the world, the Great of China definitely deserves a spot on the list of the best Lego Architecture sets!


#32 Namdaemun Gate, Seoul

 Lego Sungnyemun in Seoul
Lego Sungnyemun in Seoul

  • Set number: 21016
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 325
  • Sizes: 4.2” high x 6.9” wide x 3.1” deep (10.7 x 17.6 x 8 cm)
  • Release date: 2012

The Sungnyemun is another classic Lego architecture set and is perfect for South Korea fans among us. It was first released back in 2012 and is also no longer produced by Lego. So make sure you act quickly and get one of the last boxes in stock or go for a second-hand option.


Lego skyline sets: Africa

#33 Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt

Lego architect of a pyramid
Lego architect of a pyramid

  • Set number: 21058
  • Age: 18+
  • Pieces: 1476 (one set)
  • Sizes: 8” high x 13.5” wide x 12.5” deep (10 x 35 x 32 cm) of one set
  • Release date: 2022

The Great Pyramid of Giza is the only architect Lego set from Africa, but it’s one of the coolest and hardest of them all (if you ask me). It allows you to build both the inside and outside of the Pyramid, and you can actually take the top off to see what the pyramid looks like from within.

It contains no less that 1476 pieces and will probably keep you occupied for a few hours.

The only downside about this set is that it’s actually only half of the pyramid and you would need to buy the same set again to build the other half and connect them together. Unless you’re fine with half a pyramid. Which, to be honest, is a pretty cool set already.

Keep in mind that the depth will also double if you buy the second set, so make sure you have enough space to display the pyramid.


Lego skyline sets: Australia

#34 Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House Lego set
Sydney Opera House Lego set

  • Set number: 21012
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 270
  • Sizes: 2.8” high x 6.3” wide x 4.4” deep (7 x 16 x 11.2 cm)
  • Release date: 2014

Since you’re checking out a list of Lego architectural sets, I’m assuming you’re into architecture. And if you’re into architecture, you must love the Opera House in Sydney. And with this relatively easy Lego set, you can recreate this stunning monument at home!


#35 Sydney skyline

Sydney skyline Lego set
Sydney skyline

  • Set number: 21032
  • Age: 12+
  • Pieces: 361
  • Sizes: 8” high x 9” wide x 2” deep (21 x 25 x 6 cm)
  • Release date: 2017

Alright, the last item on this Lego architecture set list is the skyline of Sydney. A 361-piece set with the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Tower, and Deutsche Bank Place. A relatively easy set of a beautiful Australian city!


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Final note on Architect Lego sets

Alright, this was the ultimate list of Architect Lego sets! I hope you found the one you would like to build next. And if you need more inspiration, check out the editor’s top sets by region.

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