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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Interesting place to see the culture

Interesting chapel to see the indian culture, have to wear long skirt or pants to enter, women need... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All pieces of this incredible temple were made in India and assembled here. Helpful staff. No... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting chapel to see the indian culture, have to wear long skirt or pants to enter, women need to have covered shoulders.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

All pieces of this incredible temple were made in India and assembled here. Helpful staff. No photos indoors.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Marvellous Swami Narain temple is a must visit place for Hindu’s if they are in Chicago,surrounded by beautiful lawns the temple has good ambience, Clean well organised. You can spend some time in meditation. Or concentrate on the idol for peace.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vinod B
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Absolutely gorgeous and the intricate detail work was inspiring. I enjoyed reading about the history of the faith and especially the teachings for children: love, integrity, politeness, ethics and care for our world. I would really like to see them replace all of the plastic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

This temple built using ancient Indian Architecture is a must see for locals and visitors. The temple is located atleast 1 hour drive from Chicago. The grounds are well manicured and ample parking is available. For having an experience of Gujarati cuisine, they have Shayona,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

For people of differing faiths, this is indeed an enlightening place to visit. The architecture is magnificent. The grounds surrounding the temple, tended by volunteers, are perfectly groomed. Our guide (although a bit difficult to understand, and spoke softly) welcomed questions, as he described life...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Bosanchubo
Reviewed August 28, 2018

I have seen the pics online and decided to visit the place. First thing I noticed as soon I entered the premises is that its spacious, with a very peaceful environment. There is still construction work going on but its still worth. We walked inside,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank vivekjrao3
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Its around 1 hour drive from the Chicago. The temple is very nice, neat and clean. The architecture is excellent. The Aarti time was crowded with lot of devotees chanting mantras. It has a very nice restaurant which serves very nice and tasty veg food...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Resort656035
Reviewed August 3, 2018 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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Gopal P
Reviewed June 18, 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

Date of experience: July 2017
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No entrance fee . . . you'll have opportunities to visit a gift shop, ormake free-will donations.