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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

Address: 460 Rockbridge Road NW, Lilburn, GA 30047
Phone Number: 678-906-2277
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Lilburn
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir was inaugurated in August of 2007 after only 17 months of...
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir was inaugurated in August of 2007 after only 17 months of construction time utilizing 1.3 million volunteer hours. The Mandir is comprised of 3 types of stone (Turkish Limestone, Italian marble, and Indian pink sandstone). More than 34,000 individual pieces were carved by hand in India, shipped to the USA and assembled in Lilburn like a giant 3-D puzzle.

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atlana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

A must see in Atlanta. Only a couple in the world like this. A Masterpiece, must be seen to be believed.

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Lilburn, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Although I work just a few miles down the street from this beautiful building, we had not taken the opportunity to tour it. It is absolutely stunning, quite unlike our western cultural norms, which I think is precisely part of its appeal. Other reviewers have talked about its unusual, by our standards, construction (pre-formed pieces fitted together) and about its... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This temple features an amazing Diwali Fireworks show and brings in several important figures to warm up the crowd including congressmen and Indian ambassadors. The fireworks show has great music and synchronizes the multicolored lights illuminating the mandir with the music and fantastic fireworks. I would definitely come back next Diwali, but make sure to arrive early to get parking... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Clean and great sculpture work. Must visit. Make sure you take the automated information tour to understand he history

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

It is an Indian temple built out of marble and sandstone. The interiors are breathtaking. The volunteers are friendly and eager to assist. We also ate a meal at their cafeteria next door which was clean and inexpensive. The food was great. It is certainly a location to visit to marvel at the architecture.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

For the life of me I can't understand why they built this beautiful building right behind a Walgreens and across from a Publix. It would be more appropriate somewhere on beautiful grounds. You have to time when you visit because if the gods are sleeping you don't get to see all of it.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I am lucky in that I drive by BAPS every Sunday on my way to church. I have visited at least three times and have marveled at the story of how it was built (no nails/wood/consumable materials). The members of the temple take excellent care of it and are very welcoming to visitors. You must remove your shoes to enter... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Great place to visit with family. Very well maintained. Very blissful. Would recommend a visit if you are in the area.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This place is simply unbelievable. From the moment you drive up you feel like you are no longer in Georgia. The stunning exterior architecture and sheer size of the building and beautiful grounds can't compare to what awaits inside. A wonderful cultural, religious learning experience and a feast for the senses. The interior is inexplicable. This is a must see.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Loved seeing this beautiful building. Very nice atmosphere. Very interesting. Definitely made me want to learn more about the Hindu religion.

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