Brick Insights Sets Statistics FAQ

70657-1

NINJAGO City Docks

NINJAGO City Docks is LEGO set 70657-1. It has a score of 92. This is good compared to all other sets. The set is recommended by 3 reviews, based on 6 scored reviews and 12 reviews total. It is ranked in the top 9.07% scored sets on Brick Insights. We know this set was released in 2018, and it is categorised in The LEGO Ninjago Movie.

70657-1 NINJAGO City Docks

Average rating

92

1-4
5-8
9-12
13-16
17-20
21-24
25-28
29-32
33-36
37-40
41-44
45-48
49-52
53-56
57-60
61-64
65-68
69-72
73-76
77-80
81-84
85-88
89-92
93-96
97-100

We calculate the average rating when we've found two or more scored reviews. This set is good compared to all other sets. Read more about the ratings distribution chart here.

Recommendations

Thumbs 57%

3

4

0

A review is considereded a recommendation when its score is above the reviewers median score or if it's explicitly said so in the review. Read more in this article.

Price Per Part (PPP)

better
Average PPP for System in 2018 is 0.13. PPP for this set is 0.06, which is better.

All prices are adjusted for inflation, and this set is compared to other sets categorised as System. Read more about this in our article about price per part comparison.

Price Per Minifig (PPM)

worse
Average PPM for System in 2018 is 14.43. PPM for this set is 16.43, which is worse.

All prices are adjusted for inflation, and this set is compared to other sets categorised as System. Read more about this in our article about price per part comparison.

Review breakdown

Scored reviews

Brickset Recommendation: yes 5 / 5 → 100 / 100

LEGO Recommendation: meh 4.69 / 5 → 94 / 100

Eurobricks Recommendation: yes 92 / 100 → 92 / 100

ttpm Recommendation: meh 4.5 / 5 → 90 / 100

True North Bricks Recommendation: meh 90 / 100 → 90 / 100

amazon.com Recommendation: meh 4.2 / 5 → 84 / 100

Unscored reviews

The Brothers Brick

JANGBRiCKS

Brickset News

Rebrickable Recommendation: yes

Just2Good

Brickset News

Set information

Set ID: 70657-1
Name: NINJAGO City Docks
Parts: 3553
Minifigs: 14

Retail price (USD):
Original: 229.99
Inflation adjusted: 229.99

Price Per Part (USD):
Original: 0.06
Inflation adjusted: 0.06

Price Per Minifig (USD):
Original: 16.43
Inflation adjusted: 16.43

2018 The LEGO Ninjago Movie

Brickset LEGO Amazon

Brickset

Brickset logo

Recommendation: yes 5 / 5 from 3 reviews

Read reviews

LEGO

LEGO logo

Recommendation: meh 4.69 / 5 from 25 reviews

I now have all of the Ninjago sets and I think this one is the best to build. Has a lot of features and is pleasing to the eye to look at. Can't wait for the next set to come out. Just about to build Destiny Bounty Ship 70738. Love these sets.

This score from LEGO is an aggregate of 25 reviewers. The snippet above represent only one of them.
Read reviews

Eurobricks

Eurobricks logo

Recommendation: yes 92 / 100 by VBBN

This set has a lot to offer- a good selection of minifigures, a variety of fun and creative building techniques, a gloriously diverse inventory of parts, and a very unique final product. The final result looks good, but like I mentioned above, parts of this set feel incomplete. While it has a beautiful dock area, I can't help but feel like certain areas (such as the stairways that wake you to a second level, or the balcony off of the tearoom that is really meant to connect to further sidewalk) are screaming for connection with Ninjago City. Plus, this set isn't exactly a looker from the sides, and I really hope that in time we get further additions to this lineup.

Read review

ttpm

ttpm logo

Recommendation: meh 4.5 / 5

There is so much detail, and so many accessories in this LEGO set. Ninjago fans will love building this set and will spend countless hours playing with it.

Read review

True North Bricks

True North Bricks logo

Recommendation: meh 90 / 100 by Tom

Even though it clocks in at $270 in Canada, Ninjago City Docks is a great value in terms of both bricks, build time, and play time. From an AFOL perspective, it is a nice display piece, and I had days of fun photographing it (with probably more days yet to come). As a set, it is not as inspiring as Ninjago City that came before it, and it also suffers from a low brick-to-fig ratio (though that is not uncommon in large sets). You do get 13 nicely design characters though. I do recommend this set, even at full price.

Read review

amazon.com

amazon.com logo

Recommendation: meh 4.2 / 5 from 26 reviews

Well, basically, if you have Ninjago City-- which is fantastic for people into the Creator Expert Modulars-- you need this to really complete it. (Ok, you also need Destiny's Bounty). Not as big, not as cool, not as intriguing as Ninjago City, so only 4 stars. Plus, it was missing a brick, but it is behind the ladder and not so noticeable. Doubt I'll ask Lego for a replacement, but they are very good about such things. I do hope they come out with more like these.

This score from amazon.com is an aggregate of 26 reviewers. The snippet above represent only one of them.
Read reviews

The Brothers Brick

The Brothers Brick logo

by Chris

I didn't think there was much that could make me love Ninjago City more, but this set does. Now, instead of being a very cool one-off set, Ninjago City is officially a theme. The Docks have pin holes on both ends, and this theme is just waiting to be expanded upon further. This set is stuffed with details from the layered water to the multitude of roof designs and everything in between. And with over 3,500 pieces for only $230, it's a phenomenal deal.

Read review

JANGBRiCKS

JANGBRiCKS logo

by Jang

Watch review

Brickset News

Brickset News logo

by CapnRex101

70657 NINJAGO City Docks contains 3553 pieces but is still a great deal smaller than its predecessor. Equalling the exceptional standard of 70620 NINJAGO City must therefore have presented an almost insurmountable challenge. Personally, I am delighted with this set! Not only does it include incredible detail but the model offers considerable play value, containing plenty of hidden passageways and an array of different rooms to explore.

Read review

Rebrickable

Rebrickable logo

Recommendation: yes by jaredhinton

It's a great build, with interesting techniques (still in awe of the spade roof!), a great display model, a great source for some fun minifigures, and most importantly for a toy it's fun to play with. My kids absolutely love this set. They loved building it with me and they haven't stopped playing with it for two weeks since we finished the build. I can't recommend this set enough.

Read review

Just2Good

Just2Good logo

at Just2Good

Watch review

Brickset News

Brickset News logo

by CapnRex101

The building experience is an important aspect of any LEGO set but larger models like this one inspire particularly high expectations. 70657 NINJAGO City Docks does not disappoint, including a wonderful selection of unusual techniques and some rare pieces. There are similarities to 70620 NINJAGO City which may disappoint some fans, although that seems inevitable as the two sets have been designed to connect. The minifigure selection is also very impressive, including a sufficient number to adequately populate the docks as well as several popular characters from the animated series.

Read review