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Hindu Temple and Cultural Center of Iowa
Reviewed 8 July 2016

After reading about the Hindu Temple on TripAdvisor, my friends and I were interested about visiting the temple. On our way home, several miles south of f Madrid on Hwy 17, we found the temple next to a farm.
After viewing the outside, we were fortunate to meet a member of the temple who graciously showed us to the room where we stored our shoes and washed our feet to prepare to enter the Mandir where Hindus go to worship. We were not allowed to take photos but silently observed a blessing.
We are thankful to have had the privilege of experiencing a small part of the Hindu religion on our weekend trip to Madrid.
Be sure to visit the website to know the times when the temple may be open.

Thank Ruth G
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

to find a beautiful ornate Hindu temple in the middle of ... well, nowhere! The address is Madrid, but the temple is not within the town limits (as far as we could tell). The sun was setting and there were a few cars in the lot. As we admired the structure, the grounds, etc., temple goers were leaving and getting into their cars. Although we would have loved to view the interior, we were uncertain if the temple is open to visitors. Regardless, it is a remarkable building, complete with intricate carvings and carved elephants. We took a few quick snaps and left.

Thank TeeSue
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