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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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Serene and quiet atmosphere. Nice feeling:

I had been to the Bahai temple in New Delhi, India and been fascinated by the design. So, when the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
KCAjith
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Chennai (Madras), India
Inspirational

I've lived in the Chicago area all my life and finally made it inside the temple. Its a must! It... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JulieM1106
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Mount Prospect, 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 2 days ago

I had been to the Bahai temple in New Delhi, India and been fascinated by the design. So, when the Bahai temple was a suggested visit, I jumped to it. This house of worship was not as grand in design as the New Delhi one,...More

Thank KCAjith
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've lived in the Chicago area all my life and finally made it inside the temple. Its a must! It has such beautiful architecture, the light flows thru as you view the beautiful words of inspiration on the ceiling and walls. Do your self a...More

Thank JulieM1106
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a magnificent house of worship. The guides are knowledgeable and interesting. Learn about the Baha'i faith.

Thank jcgtune
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a Moslem, this places it's quite special!!! Discovering new faith of humane which is nice to know during Ramadhan month since Baha'i faith based on Shia Islam and Baha'i believed in equality of woman and man. Peaceful place, unique architecture and friendly devotes. WORTH...More

Thank Ratih_Martial
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was visiting friends who live in Lakeview and they loved this temple for its architecture, and just amazingly peaceful setting. We visited and saw the visitor centre and then the temple and it was just inspiring and breathtaking just looking at the detail. Lovely...More

Thank Tara S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While on our way to Madison, Wisconsin from Chicago, we stopped for some time to catch a glimpse of this beautiful piece of architecture. It is a Bahai temple - a nine-sided structure with stunning lace-like design on white cement, completed in 1953. The richly...More

Thank RudraPalash
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the temple on our recent trip to Evanston. It was so beautiful and serene in a beautiful neighborhood setting near the water. It is worth the trip quite peaceful and inspiring.

Thank familyfun2go
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Beautiful gardens surround this delicately fabricated structure right on the lake in Willamette. The Baha'i faith is well-documented in the temple and is a universal sort of religion which most could relate to. The temple is a startling and lovely vista as you travel up...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I spent the day in Wilmette and found the Baha'i temple worth exploring. It has beautiful grounds surrounding the temple and they also have a welcome center to answer all your questions and information on the building of the temple.

Thank Felicia246
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The Bahai Temple is the a virtual duplicate of the facility located in Haifa , Israel. The Wilmette site was purportedly chosen, in part because it was close to being diametrically opposite the Haifa site. Construction took 20+ years, and was well worth the wait....More

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Arundhatee T
Hi, where is the parking? is it relatively easy to park?
31 May 2017|
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Response from EmilianoZM | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can easily park in the street
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SarWoah
Hi - What are the hours that this is open to the public?
2 August 2016|
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Response from Mll300 | Reviewed this property |
Go at 10:00 am. That is when the visitor center opens. They show an informational film which is worth watching to get the sense of their beliefs.
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