Updated: 24/10/2011 09:57 | By Laura Foster, contributor, MSN Travel
Famous-landmark copycats around the world

The Leaning Tower of Niles, Illinois, US

The Leaning Tower of Niles, Illinois, US (© Illinois Office of Tourism)
  • The Leaning Tower of Niles, Illinois, US (© Illinois Office of Tourism)
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Its name hasn't quite the same recognition factor and, unlike the original tower of Pisa, the Leaning Tower of Niles was deliberately made to lean. The sight attracts mainly American tourists keen to snap 'a piece of Italy' but who can't actually be bothered to go to Italy.

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