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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

4N739 State Highway 59, Bartlett, IL 60103
+1 630-213-2277
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A MUST visit if you are in Chicago area.

Just Wonderful. You will feel really peaceful and happy the moment you enter here. The... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2018
Sam K
Beautiful temple and wonderful cafe

This temple is such a serene place. My wife and I visited the temple one afternoon a couple of... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2017
DChakravarti
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4N739 State Highway 59, Bartlett, IL 60103
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+1 630-213-2277
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

Just Wonderful. You will feel really peaceful and happy the moment you enter here. The architecture, Idols and the green gardens everything is a great beauty. Even if its an hour drive from Chicago downtown still its a great site to visit and enjoy.

Thank Sam K
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

This temple is such a serene place. My wife and I visited the temple one afternoon a couple of years ago, and it has become one of our favourite places. We had a guided tour, and I got to pour water on the murti of...More

Thank DChakravarti
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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful expierence.never seen such fine woodwork in any temple. Even the god idols were so beautiful. Peace around was grt. Visited around 6 pm participate in aarti and was a fine expierence .

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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

I've seen this place many times and always wanted to check it out. My wife and I finally decided to give it a visit, and boy I wish we could have gone sooner. The place is simply beautiful. What I was most impressed with was...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2017

After touring, you will feel like you've been to India. The people that serve the temple love to give tours and have guests. The two main buildings are beautiful and unique, and I recommend you to go during a Hindu service. Be prepared to take...More

Thank Rita L
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Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

I live near here and have always wanted to see the place. First to know, you might want to wear socks because you have to take your shoes off. Second is that they close it down for lunch. We got there just in time and...More

Thank Carolyn B
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Reviewed December 21, 2016

I've never been to the Taj Mahal in India. I have been to the B'ai Temple in Wilmette. But I've never seen anything like BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir off Highway 59 in northwest suburban Bartlett. Opened in 1953, it is a traditional Hindu place of...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2016

We stopped by here on our journey through Illinois and were happy we did. A beautiful building and a peaceful place. We were lucky enough to go on a sunny day, so we really loved it. We didn't go inside, but still were very happy...More

Thank Thomas1406
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

If you are interested in other cultures, please visit this site. The architectural detail is worth it if nothing else. The staff is so friendly and helpful, eager to share their religion and culture. It's free too!

Thank Rebecca M
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Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

I was fortunate to visit this divine place one more time and I felt I am one step closer to my hometown in India.

Thank Gopal P
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