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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

4N739 State Highway 59, Bartlett, IL 60103
+1 630-213-2277
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Peaceful and majestic

One feel peaceful divinity upon entering the place, woodworking in the entrance hall is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gopal P
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Cross-cultural visit

The experience of taking my daughter and granddaughters to visit this beautiful temple and grounds... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Navigator380
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Bartlett, Illinois
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4N739 State Highway 59, Bartlett, IL 60103
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One feel peaceful divinity upon entering the place, woodworking in the entrance hall is breathtaking, followed by exhibit corridor displaying Indian spiritual and cultural values. When you enter to main shrine, you have unparalleled experience, I felt like I am in India. Simply majestic, equally...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The experience of taking my daughter and granddaughters to visit this beautiful temple and grounds last summer (July 2017) was an important exposure to adifferent culture for them. They had never before experienced a visit to a religious site that was outside of their backgrounds...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Simply wonderful and worth the tip to see. The staff are gracious and welcoming to visitors, and mere words can not begin to describe the wonderful carvings.

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Just Wonderful. You will feel really peaceful and happy the moment you enter here. The architecture, Idols and the green gardens everything is a great beauty. Even if its an hour drive from Chicago downtown still its a great site to visit and enjoy.

Thank Sam K
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

This temple is such a serene place. My wife and I visited the temple one afternoon a couple of years ago, and it has become one of our favourite places. We had a guided tour, and I got to pour water on the murti of...More

1  Thank DChakravarti
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful expierence.never seen such fine woodwork in any temple. Even the god idols were so beautiful. Peace around was grt. Visited around 6 pm participate in aarti and was a fine expierence .

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I've seen this place many times and always wanted to check it out. My wife and I finally decided to give it a visit, and boy I wish we could have gone sooner. The place is simply beautiful. What I was most impressed with was...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

After touring, you will feel like you've been to India. The people that serve the temple love to give tours and have guests. The two main buildings are beautiful and unique, and I recommend you to go during a Hindu service. Be prepared to take...More

Thank Rita L
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I live near here and have always wanted to see the place. First to know, you might want to wear socks because you have to take your shoes off. Second is that they close it down for lunch. We got there just in time and...More

Thank Carolyn B
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

I've never been to the Taj Mahal in India. I have been to the B'ai Temple in Wilmette. But I've never seen anything like BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir off Highway 59 in northwest suburban Bartlett. Opened in 1953, it is a traditional Hindu place of...More

5  Thank Taylor B
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