LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Istanbul celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Republic with a never-to-be-forgotten event. The Turkish Flag, consisting of approximately 350 thousand LEGO® bricks and took 1 month to be made, broke the record and won the title of the biggest flag in the world with the attendance of Guinness specialists.
LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Istanbul carried out a significant and unforgettable project on the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Türkiye. The Turkish Flag, prepared specially for the 100th anniversary and consisting of approximately 350 thousand LEGO® bricks, became the biggest country flag after the measurement and the confirmation of the Guinness specialists.
"It was made in 760 hours by 6 thousand people"
The Turkish Flag, made of LEGO® bricks, was a result of a long working. 6 thousand people visiting the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre worked on the project for 760 hours under the leadership of Master Model Builder Deniz Can Doğan. The children, chosen to be a part of the work consisting of approximately 350 thousand bricks, supported the forming of these red-white bricks for nearly 1 month. The LEGO® devotee children between the ages of 3-14 greatly contributed to the breaking of the world record of the biggest country flag made of LEGO® bricks.
"We carried out a project fitting to the 100th anniversary of Türkiye. We are witnessing this historic moment together. It is a privilege to contribute to the Turkish Flag, the symbol of independence and the Republic existing for a century, to break a record with our children. The record-breaking Turkish Flag, representing our country's independence, indivisible integrity and determination of our people, will be exhibited in the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Istanbul till the end of the year for all visitors."Tankut Tonger, General Manager, Istanbul Cluster
"It is invaluable breaking this record on the 100th anniversary of the Republic. Everyone contributing to the project pulled all the stops out. I am glad and proud to be the architect of such a project."Deniz Can Doğan, LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Istanbul Master Model Builder
With its title, the biggest LEGO® flag of the world, the Turkish Flag draws attention with its 4.40 x 7.34 meters measurements. Visitors of the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Istanbul in Bayrampaşa Forum Shopping Center will be able to see the huge Turkish Flag.