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Baha'i House of Worship

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Address: 100 Linden Ave, At Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, IL 60091-2879
Phone Number: 847-853-2300
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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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Visited this temple for my birthday

This is a very beautiful temple. The grounds are gorgeous and I think everyone should visit this place at least once in their lives.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a very beautiful temple. The grounds are gorgeous and I think everyone should visit this place at least once in their lives.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Whatever your faith might be, you are welcomed, the house of worship is a quiet place where you can meditate, pray or self reflect , outside the gardens are beautiful a perfect place to relax, admire the sounding beauty. This must be one of the most Beautiful places I have visited lately. The visitor center provides information about the history... More 

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Northbrook, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the most beautiful and exciting bit of Architecture there is. A classic structure Middle East inspired structure right across the street from the Lake. A perfect setting. A fitting home for the B'ahi temple.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful structure honoring the Baha'i faith. It is in a stunning location across from Lake Michigan. The attached museum is interesting and informative. For those who can't walk up the many stairs, you can ask about an elevator that takes you into the heart of the temple.

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Thank John M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The gardens are just so breath taking.....Very peaceful ....the temple is an amazing work of art.....great place for meditation and prayers....spread the love..... And enjoy a holy place..

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Wilmette, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The new visitors center is first rate. We had a wonderful discussion with one of the guides, who gave us a brief, but highly knowledgeable overview of the Bahai faith. The building and gardens are spectacular. If you're within ten miles you must go see it.

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Thank Svensota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing place but hard to navigate for handicapped. The building and gardens are extraordinary and learning about the B'Hai faith was interesting.

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Thank Deborah K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt humbled as I walked around the gardens and then into the House of Worship. The philosophy of this approach was very basic and true. Most religions believe in the same things. It's only when human kind get involved that we have problems. I was at peace in this place and HIGHLY recommend a visit to appreciate, consolidate, reflect... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The bahai'i temple is a great activity for a day out with the family. It's right by the lake so you can also just ride your bike by there!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in the area for 4 days for a family function and found myself drawn to the Bahai House of Worship on several occasions. Of course it is a beautiful building architectually - but it was for the feeling of peace and calm one gets from sitting in the prayer that I returned. Simple but elegantly beautiful gardens.

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