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Stone Park, Illinois: Tiny Vatican

Attilio and Lucio Savoia spent years hand-carving a 1:100 scale version of the Vatican in Rome.

Casa Italia Italian Cultural Center

1621 N. 39th Ave., Stone Park, IL
Casa Italia Italian Cultural Center. On the east side of N. 39th Ave., just north of its intersection with Division St. Third floor.
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Tiny Vatican model fills a room with wall murals of Rome.

Wooden Vatican Model

An amazing wooden model of the Vatican that took years to complete. It is now on the third floor of the museum of Casa Italia.

[Keith Yearman, 09/21/2019]

The model is 100 times tinier than the real thing. It was hand-carved by Attilio and Lucio Savoia.

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