Ten of the Worlds Hardest and Biggest Jigsaw Puzzles Money Can Buy

Would you consider yourself good at jigsaw puzzles? So you have finished a few hundred of them at home on those rainy days when you can’t go outside and you now feel confidant that there is no jigsaw puzzle in this world that you can’t do. Well, that is a challenge you might not want to start because there are some truly gigantic jigsaw puzzles out there that are designed for professional puzzlers only. It’s important to note these are not classed as the worlds biggest jigsaws because all of those are one-offs. These ten you can actually purchase! These are the biggest and therefore hardest jigsaw puzzles in the world and they are nothing short of mind-blowing in terms of puzzle pieces…

The Grafika Puzzle - 54,000 Puzzle Pieces

The Grafika Puzzle – 54,000 Puzzle Pieces

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The worlds biggest commercially available jigsaw puzzle invites you on a journey through the world of art! Discover more than 50 paintings by artists ranging from van Gogh to Klimt, Arcimboldo to Brueghel or Monet to Leonardo da Vinci – and, of course, the Mona Lisa is included, too. The puzzle comes with 29 posters: 27 posters show the different sections of the puzzle, one panoramic poster shows the entire puzzle and one poster provides the different artworks’ and artists’ titles and names.

Martin Puzzle Animals - 52,100 Puzzle Pieces

Martin Puzzle Animals – 52,100 Puzzle Pieces

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What is quite strange about this puzzle is that it arrives almost finished, only broken up into 112 sections. This layered effect will mean even the most amateur of jigsaw fans should be able to put this together. And if you want a real challenge you can ask for it to be sent to you all broken up.

Kodak 70 Wonders - 51,300 Puzzle Pieces

Kodak 70 Wonders – 51,300 Puzzle Pieces

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If you’ve run out of Netflix shows to watch while quarantining amid the coronavirus pandemic and need something to pass the time, Kodak has a solution in the form of the “world’s largest puzzle.” The puzzle in question, which, when completed shows 27 “wonders from around the world,” is made up of 51,300 pieces and features images shot by professional photographers. Each photo was initially taken by a professional photographer, then digitally enhanced and printed in high quality. You’ll see the quality in every piece.

Educa Around The World Puzzle - 42,000 Puzzle Pieces

Educa Around The World Puzzle – 42,000 Puzzle Pieces

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Designed by Adrian Chesterman, once again Educa brings us a jigsaw puzzle that will probably take most of us months if not years to complete. It contains 7 bags with 6000 pieces each and a large poster so you can find out where each piece goes.

Ravensburger Disney Mickey through the Years - 40,320 Puzzle Pieces

Ravensburger Disney Mickey through the Years – 40,320 Puzzle Pieces

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Mickey Mouse has been entertaining us For 90 years and this specially-created design captures just some of his past antics. Viewed as a series of different scrapbooks, each panel takes us through different eras, starting in the 1920S, through the 1950S and 60S, into the 80S, to the end of the century and right up to the modern-day! Each scene includes the scrapbooker’s tools, giving us an insight into how this popular craft has developed over the years. What a fantastic celebration of all things Mickey and a wonderfully colourful and exciting jigsaw project!

Educa Puzzle 33,600 - 33,600 Puzzle Pieces

Educa Puzzle 33,600 – 33,600 Puzzle Pieces

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The puzzle challenge on the planet consists of no more and no less than 33,600 pieces. Educa presented the puzzle with the number of pieces in the world at the Nuremberg Toy Fair, the most important event in the toy sector in Europe. The illustration will take the puzzle doer to the brilliant wildlife of Africa. Lions, elephants, giraffes and all kinds of animals inhabit a lush forest that can be put together, piece by piece until you reach that magical moment of filling in the final one.

Ravensburger Keith Haring Double Retrospect Puzzle - 32,000 Puzzle Pieces

Ravensburger Keith Haring Double Retrospect Puzzle – 32,000 Puzzle Pieces

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If you’re really up for a challenge and have got plenty of room, then this could be the puzzle for you! Setting the Guinness World Record for the biggest puzzle on the planet that you can buy, the 32,000 pieces build into a retrospective of artwork by American artist Keith Haring (1958–1990). Each of the 32 different images shows one of Haring’s quirky illustrations, inspired by the cartooning skills he learnt from his father.

Ravensburger New York City - 32,000 Puzzle Pieces

Ravensburger New York City – 32,000 Puzzle Pieces

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This puzzle isn’t just big, it’s huge. At 32,256 pieces it is Ravensburger’s largest jigsaw puzzle measuring almost 18 feet long by 6 feet tall. This breathtaking image was taken as part of the Manhattan Gigapixel Project and is composed of 65 individual images resulting in stunning detail and featuring the view out of the 61st floor of the Rockefeller Center.

Educa Life Puzzle - 24,000 Puzzle Pieces

Educa Life Puzzle – 24,000 Puzzle Pieces

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Royce B. McClure has had well over a hundred jigsaw puzzles previously published. Drawing on the experience gained from years of designing puzzles, the artist has made sure that the challenge of doing this great puzzle is matched by the pleasure of doing it. Like life itself, this puzzle is full of variety, colour, activity, beauty, drama and above all – Life! A lot of the intricate detail won’t be seen until the pieces are put together, rewarding the puzzlers with surprises as they work to complete this challenge.

Educa Life Puzzle - 24,000 Puzzle Pieces

Ravensburger Paradise Sunset – 18,000 Puzzle Pieces

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Challenge yourself with this 18000 piece puzzle, featuring a beautiful sunset at a tropical beach surrounded by ancient Mayan temples, colourful flowers and butterflies. It features their patented “Precision Fit” so no matter how large or small our puzzles, each is precision made so that every piece fits perfectly.

Would you make any of these puzzles on this list? What is the biggest jigsaw you have ever finished? Do let us know in the comments below.

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