The top 10 best 3D puzzles for adults

Put your problem-solving skills to the test with these challenging 3D puzzles

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by Lorna White |

If you've exhausted all the jigsaw puzzles in the cupboard and fancy trying something a little more challenging to get those cogs-turning, you might want to try a 3D puzzle.

If you're familiar with 3D puzzles for adults, you'll know just how detailed and difficult they can be and you could be there for hours on end, trying to figure out where that one piece needs to go.

There are plenty of different kinds of 3D puzzles to choose from including famous landmarks to Harry Potter-themed puzzles, so you're sure to find a puzzle that you'll enjoy assembling.

The best 3D jigsaw puzzles for adults in 2022

The Colosseum

The Colosseum
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Do you love the Italian city of Roma? This exact copy of the Colosseum makes for a challenging puzzle, and you'll also receive a National Geographic booklet about Rome too so you can learn more about the Colosseum's history! Measurements: 34.29 x 25.7 x 8.89 cm

Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle

Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle
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If you're a Harry Potter fan, this is the ultimate puzzle to get you thinking. Featuring 197 pieces of foam that perfectly fit together, create your very own model of the Hogwarts Castle with this Potter-themed 3D puzzle. Measurements: 45.5x32.5x32.5cm

Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower
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Ooh La La, we love this 3D puzzle of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. With 216 plastic puzzle pieces, this puzzle is modelled on the Eiffel Tower at night, and comes complete with LED lights so that your puzzle can really light up! Measurements: 27.89 x 29.79 x 33.5 cm

Globe

Globe
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This 540 Piece 3D Globe will keep you busy for hours as you try to find all the countries and names and put the plastic pieces in the right places to make your own globe model. Measurements: 26.67 x 26.67 x 8.26 cm

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace
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The perfect puzzle for Royal fans, this Buckingham Palace 3D puzzle also features LED lights to give the illusion of Buckingham Palace at night. Made up of 216 plastic pieces that perfectly slot together, this puzzle is a great one to try with the whole family. Measurements: 38cm wide

Gramophone Music Box

Gramophone Music Box
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Ideal for music lovers, this gramophone model is made from foam and paper and is designed to take around three hours to build and would sit perfectly on a desk or piano if you have one. Measurements: 24.5 x 22.5 x 32.5 cm

Downton Abbey

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With 890 pieces, this 3D model of Highclere Castle is the perfect puzzle for Downton Abbey fans. This very detailed puzzle is one that even Mr Carson would be impressed with! Measurements: 42 x 38 x 29cm

London Skyline

CubicFun 3D Puzzles UK London Bridge Big Ben City Skyline
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How is this for a skyline? If you're fond of London, this detailed landscape contains six different London landmarks: Tower Bridge, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, The London Eye, Queen Victoria Monument and River Thames. Expect it to take 150 - 180 minutes to assemble. Measurements: 29.8 x 21.8 x 6 cm

Lamborghini Huracan

Lamborghini Huracan
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If you're a bit of a petrol head, what about this impressive Lamborghini 3D puzzle? Made from 108 pieces, if you can't have the real thing, this 3D version will have to do! Measurements: 25.1 x 12.4 x 6.5 cm

Game of Thrones King's Landing

Game of Thrones King's Landing
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Missing your Game of Thrones fix? What about giving this 3D puzzle version of King's Landing ago? Free from any Lannister's, there are 262 high-quality pieces that slot together easily. Measurements: 22.5 x 33.2 x 6 cm

DIY: Construction of St. Paul's cathedral

As well as constructing 3D puzzles ourselves, we enjoy browsing how others do it too.

Here's a video showing the assembly of London's beloved St. Paul's Cathedral.

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