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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Amazing architecture

Photography and videography are not allowed inside the buildings. The intricately carved marble... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Great place to visit: serene & beautiful

Awesome precious marble everywhere. The authentic workmen from India created the designs all over... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2019
Bartlett, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Photography and videography are not allowed inside the buildings. The intricately carved marble, limestone, and wood is a must see!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

Awesome precious marble everywhere. The authentic workmen from India created the designs all over BAPS. Quiet, peaceful atmosphere with a serene feeling. Must see.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

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
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No entrance fee . . . you'll have opportunities to visit a gift shop, ormake free-will donations.