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Baha'i House of Worship

100 Linden Ave, At Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, IL 60091-2879
+1 847-853-2300
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Great architectural wonder, interesting history and story

Highly recommended! Without reservation. The story of the building this lovely house of worship is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Richard F
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Wilmette, Illinois
A Must-See Stop on the North Shore

This beautiful structure with its newly renovated gardens is an absolute gem. The view looking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
aestheticangel
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Winnetka, Illinois
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A special mix of quartz and white cement was developed for the intricate ornamentation on the nine-sided, domed structure.
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100 Linden Ave, At Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, IL 60091-2879
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Reviewed yesterday

Highly recommended! Without reservation. The story of the building this lovely house of worship is very interesting. It was a true labor of love. The architecture is outstanding, both on the inside and out. The building is beautiful and photographically highly interesting.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful structure with its newly renovated gardens is an absolute gem. The view looking upward from the sanctuary is particularly spectacular, but be prepared to accommodate those who are there for worship. Hospitable members of the faith will welcome you and provide tours, including...More

Thank aestheticangel
Reviewed 10 December 2017

As the skyscrapers of the city gradually fall away while traveling north, this magnificent structure peacefully punctuates the blue expanse of the sky. Approaching it by car is a fascinating voyage, brought to fruition only by getting and and walking among its pristine steps to...More

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I see the pictures online which is extremely beautiful, gorgeous, however, it's a rainy day when we go there, yet the beautiful still beautiful, it would be perfect if the weather is good, you can take a picture with good looking, no need to be...More

Thank ELKW
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Its history is interesting. The founder of this world religion approached Theodore Roosevelt, Kaiser Wilhelm of German and many other world leaders for funds. The building and gardens are one of a kind and the setting next to Lake Michigan is superb. There are films,...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Please try to visit this beautiful construction. We went on a sunny day and the experience was wonderful.

Thank LindaJ161
Reviewed 2 December 2017

An absolute blessing of a space in this otherwise very troubled and distant world. Kudos to this bastion of peace, where folks practice actually what they preach. Exemplary on all fronts.

Thank Childofthesoftgrass
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Known also by its Persian title as "Dawning-Place of the Mention of God", this gift to the greater community is the place to simply escape life's distraction. Unlike large, older churches in the US and Europe, they respect the sacred nature of your private space...More

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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

My friends saw some scenic pictures of the outside and we decided to check it out. The main hall itself is very simply a dome with many pews. The grounds outside are very well kept. It would be beautiful for wedding pictures. The guide we...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I take visitors from out of town here -- it adds nice variety to the usual tourist places. The architecture is interesting, and the museum they have is informative.

Thank Karen M
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