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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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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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Spiritual

If you are around a must see. One of the wonders of the world. The grounds are beautiful and the building is truly a architectural spectacle! So cross one off the bucket list and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Wilmette, Illinois
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Wilmette, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are around a must see. One of the wonders of the world. The grounds are beautiful and the building is truly a architectural spectacle! So cross one off the bucket list and take a visit to the treasure on the lake by the way right across the street to get a view of the wonderful Lake Michigan!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply awesome, we drove from Owasso ok, stayed in Evanston Illinois, so glad we took the time to see this amazing temple. People were helpful and so very interesting. Took the time to explain, was a very interesting part of our trip.

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Thank Rita W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing ! What a spiritual place ! You have to visit! Try the feeling to pray inside it and you will be in different world

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Thank Rima21jo
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did not have time to go inside but was amazed at the beauty of the architecture and surrounding area. Worth at least a drive by to see this amazing sanctuary and surrounding area.

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Amarillo, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in to enjoy the architecture of this beautiful building! It truly is amazing how ornate concrete can be!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I really enjoyed the grounds and architecture of this house of worship. It is a great place for photos. I really wished we had been able to photograph the ceiling inside.

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1 Thank AABerry
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved the architecture, sculptured magnificently one of a kind building gardens are beautiful and maintained. The people in the visitor centre are knowledgeable and friendly I will visiting again if I am in the area.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's an absolutely wonderful place inside and out. Beautiful gardens surround the temple. It's quiet, beautiful and serene. I come here sometime to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Great place to visit if you want to meditate or just walk around and see the temple. The sign says.. " All Are Welcome.."

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Fort Worth, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As others have said it's a beautiful structure. You can get some great pictures from the park just north of it. You can either frame it with yachts or the lake.

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Thank Eric P
Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Bahai Temple in Wilmette is a beautiful structure and one of only a small number in the world. Just past Northwestern University Evanston campus on Sheridan Road along the lake. At nite it is lite up beautifully. During the day it is alao beautiful wirh lovely gardens

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