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Address: 100 Linden Ave., At Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, IL
Phone Number: +1 847-853-2300
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00

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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The temple of all religions

A nice and beautiful temple. You feel in peace there. Because I'm not a religious kind of person I didn't know and realized that there was a temple and a religion that concentrate... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice and beautiful temple. You feel in peace there. Because I'm not a religious kind of person I didn't know and realized that there was a temple and a religion that concentrate congregated and opened to all religions. A place to visit for an hour.

Thank Afonso P
Chicago, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunningly beautiful building, architectural wonder, and iconic for the northern suburbs. There are only 7 Bahai Temples in the world, and the religious information is offered through their educational center. Visitors can find out as much as they want, or as little as they want, about the religion. Beautiful garden and surroundings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful, inspiring, architecture and gardens. I have been all over the world and have never seen anything like it. Bonus: its free!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful building, and grounds at any time of year.This is a good landmark to to for on your way into Chicago.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for a brief time recently with a group of tour planners. I was stunned when we walked up to it. The architecture is amazing and unique, so intricate. Inside, in the auditorium, you cannot speak or take pictures, and it was great to sit quietly and look at the inscriptions and just soak in the peaceful atmosphere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

If you are a Chicago visitor without a car, you can take public transportation -- the CTA purple line to the Linden station. It takes about an hour from the Loop and brings you to the Linden Square business district. There are a couple of places to eat (JP's pizza and the small but mighty Alchemy Coffee House) and it's... More 

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Glenview, Illinois
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I brought my mother (senior) and my nephew (wheelchair user) to visit this interesting architecture. Disabled entrance was not easily accessible. When we asked for directions, got vague and disinterested responses. There were people there and nobody helped us to get the door or find the restroom. By the way, the service that day was all about peace on earth... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The Baha'i House of Worship is visually stunning, on the shores of Lake Michigan approximately 13 miles north of downtown Chicago. The gardens are beautiful and change regularly from Spring to Autumn. The new visitor center is a great addition to the property and explains the history of the building as well as provides context about the faith. It attracts... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Extraordinarily beautiful and heavenly Temple open to all! It is a dream come true whenever I have the privilege to visit there!

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Woodstock, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

serenity and history is what you get here do not pass this palace bye check out stones and water across wauy look in basement walk around

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