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Leaning Tower of Niles

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Leaning Tower of Niles

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6300 W Touhy Ave, Niles, IL 60714-4627
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Oakton–SkokieChicago L44 min
HarlemChicago L49 min
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Diane K wrote a review May 2020
Chicago, Illinois3,288 contributions617 helpful votes
Fun spot to stop for a picture. The tower was built in 1937 - to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the more famous leaning tower. When we can’t travel it felt like a mini (very mini) vacation.
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Date of experience: May 2020
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Steve L wrote a review Feb 2020
Washington DC, District of Columbia218 contributions58 helpful votes
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This 3/4 size replica of the Tower of Pisa is a fantastic tribute. The marker states that Niles is the Sister City of Piza, Italy. The area is small and is surrounded by a Target, Aldie and a YMCA. I am very glad to have seen the original Tower and now the replica.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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sangeetadas wrote a review Jan 2020
Chicago, Illinois417 contributions14 helpful votes
Who would expect leaning tower while picking Burger from chick-a-fil drive-thru! Although it was fun stop to take pictures with half size replica of leaning tower. Having visited the real leaning tower, this isn’t a bad replica.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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patshea2016 wrote a review Dec 2019
Norridge, Illinois238 contributions30 helpful votes
Just a few minutes east of O’Hare International Airport, on Touhy Avenue in Niles, is where the Leaning Tower of Niles is located. It is half the size of the Leaning Tower in Pisa, Italy. As it has been undergoing a $750,000 restoration, I stopped there today to see it. There
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Janet A wrote a review Oct 2019
Avalon, New Jersey135 contributions43 helpful votes
If you are in area, don't miss it, but don't go too far out your way. Site was being rehabbed when I was there, so picture taking was not the best. Just a water tower and park.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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