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LEGO expert recreates the Lonely Mountain

Michal Kazmierczak is well-known in the LEGO fan community for his large recreations of film sets from Indiana Jones and the planet Mustafa from Star Wars. Now he’s turned his attention to The Hobbit.

© Michał Kaźmierczak 2015

Standing at over 5 feet tall, and having used 55,000 LEGO bricks, he has recreated the entrance of the Lonely Mountain from Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The build includes an invading orc army, two large dwarf statues, and the network of staircases on the inside. The entire build took him 7 months.

To see all photos, check out Michal’s gallery on Flickr.

For comparison, LEGO’s largest set is Orthanc, which stands under 2 feet tall and has 2359 pieces.

HT: The Escapist

About the Author: Shaun Gunner

Shaun is the current Chair of The Tolkien Society. Elected in 2013, Shaun regularly speaks about adaptations of Tolkien’s works whilst passionately believing the Society needs to reach out to new audiences. In his spare time can be found in the cinema, playing video games and Lego, or on Twitter.


  • LOTR_Nerd_3791

    Extremely impressive. Making something like this is a is a harder than it looks.