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Baha'i House of Worship

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Address: 100 Linden Ave., At Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, IL
Phone Number: 847-853-2300
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Description: A special mix of quartz and white cement was developed for the intricate...
A special mix of quartz and white cement was developed for the intricate ornamentation on the nine-sided, domed structure.
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Especially impressive at night

Beautiful building, and it's especially atmospheric at night. Be sure to look up at the ceiling inside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful building, and it's especially atmospheric at night. Be sure to look up at the ceiling inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I am not sure what the religion bahai is...but the building and surrounding are really amazing. This place is so quite and pretty. The architecture and idea everyone can come and rest....think and enjoy a beauty of nature and place is incredibly inviting. I love to sit inside and just meditate or to be outside on stairs or benches around,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We have lived in the Chicagoland area for over 22 years, but it took having friends visiting for us to enjoy the Baha'i Temple. This is worth an hour of your time or even more if you want to just sit and take in the grandeur of the temple. The building is stunning and even more of a marvel when... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This has been on Illinois's List of the seven wonders of Illinois. It is truly amazing. If you are a fan or architecture, gardens, or religion.... this is for you!! The design is gorgeous....it is like white marble lace. The gardens are beautiful. Many ponds, fountains, and variety of flowers. The service was interesting (I grew up sort of Catholic)... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It one of the most gorgeous building that I saw in that part of Chicago. If you stay in Evanston you must travel by car or by bike and see that building and the gardens. Also is a beautiful walk and you could enjoy the landscape.

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Zhuhai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

On our way through through Chicago, we had to visit the Bahá'í House of Worship. I was told, that this place was an impressive building, and we were not disappointed. What ever side you viewed, an incredible carved stone work, in fine detail presented itself from every possible angle,giving you an impression that it must of took considerable time to... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The grounds and temple are beautiful and the new museum presents a good explanation of the Baha'i faith. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the north Chicago suburbs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I had no idea about the Baha'i faith nor the beautiful temple before my wife brought me here while we were road tripping around one day. It's an incredible building with beautiful gardens. After checking out the building, be sure to investigate the visitor's center too where you can view videos and see displays -- they also the cleanest public... More 

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North Canton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

A nice calm place, fantasting architecture. Good for family and friends, a good view of the lake and nice spot for clicking family pics.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Beautiful building and architecture. I guess there is another on the other side of the globe. I have Baha'i friends. Seems like they have talks of compassion for the human race. I went and agree.

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Additional Information about Baha'i House of Worship

Address: 100 Linden Ave., At Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, IL
Phone Number: 847-853-2300
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wilmette
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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