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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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A must see if in area

Whether you visit as part of the Baha'i faith or just as one interested in the art, architecture or... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
A Place of Peace

Very few people know about the Baha'i faith and they drive by this beautiful building wondering... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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100 Linden Ave, At Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, IL 60091-2879
+1 847-853-2300
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Whether you visit as part of the Baha'i faith or just as one interested in the art, architecture or the Baha'i religion, this is a must see attraction for anybody visiting the northern Chicago suburbs. The gardens are beautiful, the building striking and there is...More

Thank 2thjockey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very few people know about the Baha'i faith and they drive by this beautiful building wondering what it is. Don't. The religion is one of peace and tolerance that comes from Persia which has shown it neither tolerance nor peace. When in Chicago, stop here...More

Thank Bornstlaw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Driving up to this amazing structure took my breath away. This is Chicago's own Taj Majal. The gardens are beautiful and the house of worship is an oasis of tranquility.

Thank iehuerta
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place to visit! It's peaceful and relaxing. It's said this is the only Baha'i temple in North America.

Thank Lin L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful architecture and place to visit very close to the beach in Evanston. I do recommend people to visit.

Thank aejm4
Reviewed 7 September 2017

They believe that Jesus Christ, Mohammad,and all the rest of the great ones were just prophets and that the 2nd coming hasn't happened. Nice ecelctic church bassed on Peace and Love. I like it.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We went their during the Labor day weekend, and the parking place was full. But finally we found a convenient place on the street, and enjoyed the leisurely visit. The building is an architectural jewel, the house of worship is a serene place for quiet...More

Thank Previa1994
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We had picked the perfect day for our visit, despite all the professional camera's. The day was sunny with clear skies giving a beautiful backdrop for the Temple. The gardens were well manicured and the whole place was peaceful. We found the movie very informative...More

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 28 August 2017

One of the most beautiful houses of worship I've seen. The temple structure is fantastic. The surrounding gardens are nice. There is no admission fee to tour the temple and the grounds. There's a video in the visitors center that tells the story of the...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We stopped in on a Friday and were surprised to see how many people were there. We lucked out and a member of the church was giving a brief overview of the Baha'i and their beliefs. Everyone we encountered was friendly and were there to...More

Thank travelchiks
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2 October 2017|
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Response from Diane P | Reviewed this property |
Utilize a rental car, cab or the train.
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1 June 2017|
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Response from EmilianoZM | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can easily park in the street