This awesomely designed Lego Vatican is now on display at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. This mammoth structure was built by Bob Simon, a pastor at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Moscow, Pennsylvania.
Simon began gathering blocks about two years before he started the construction process. Anticipating Pope Francis’s upcoming visit to Philadelphia, he began building in September 2014.
“It took about ten months,” he said.
This is one incredible creation of something which Bob Simon never saw or visited but he wanted to visit the Vatican since he was a child. I am sure this dedication will land him in the Vatican.
— NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) September 17, 2015