ST. PETER'S BASILICA - 144 PC
St Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, Italy, is one of the holiest and oldest of Catholic shrines. According to tradition, it is the burial place of its namesake, St. Peter. Many religious ceremonies are held in the church every year, drawing tens of thousands of worshippers.
This 3D puzzle is part of the Word's Great Architecture series, of which the MC collection is known for extensive attention to detail and amazing realism. The original building's history is shown in one leaflet, and another illustrated guide is included to help with assembly. During assembly, details of structure and support are shown, and the various stages of assembly follow the path of construction.
The experience is engrossing and interesting, with participants exercising manual and intellectual skills while seeing a beautiful building complex rise before their eyes. Sequencing, spatial manipulation, weight and load bearing properties, and many other facets of real-world construction are invilved in this entertining creative experience.