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Fisher Mansion

383 Lenox St, Detroit, MI 48215-3048
+1 313-331-6740
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Must see in Detroit

A must visit when in Detroit. This is a historic mansion of autobarons. It was partially converted... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MihirMeghani
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Fremont, California
Very Interesting!

I came here on Sunday after visiting Pewabic Pottery. And it is interesting, that's for sure! The... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2016
AKAshon
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Oakville, Canada
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  • Average15%
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383 Lenox St, Detroit, MI 48215-3048
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+1 313-331-6740
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must visit when in Detroit. This is a historic mansion of autobarons. It was partially converted into a Hindu temple of the ISKCON sect of Hinduism, which focuses on the worship of Krishna. It is a very special, spiritual place & worth several hours...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I came here on Sunday after visiting Pewabic Pottery. And it is interesting, that's for sure! The exterior of the house is quite nice, but it's the inside that's the gem! There were many Indian children playing outside while inside, there was a dance going...More

3  Thank AKAshon
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I went with a group of friends to tour the Fisher Mansion in Detroit. Many people are unaware that there are canals off the Detroit River and the Fisher Mansion which was built in the twenties is located there. It has a long and interesting...More

3  Thank Jirasela
Reviewed 17 August 2015

It was very hard to find it and when we arrived there it was closed for visit. We did not know that it is open only on Sundays. What a pity to see such a beautiful building deteriorating and falling in pieces! We were offered...More

2  Thank paulina123Kitchener
Reviewed 29 October 2014

A super excellent Mansion, with such a history in it! Such a beautiful mansion built by Architect: C. Howard Crane Architectural style: Embellished Mediterranean Revival Spanish Mission exterior. Interior called “Hollywood Vintage”, a blend of Art Deco and various World styles, “basically, anything goes” Style...More

11  Thank AbeSingh
Reviewed 23 January 2014

I have been going to the Fisher Mansion since the Krishna's have operated it in the mid 1970's and never grow tired of the architecture!! It is a beautiful home built in the early 20's and really interesting grounds. Call ahead for tours and if...More

14  Thank jocelynd102
Reviewed 1 January 2014

First off the picture posted here is not the Fisher Mansion on Lennox Avenue. I am pretty sure this is the Ford Mansion. The Fisher Mansion has a great story behind it, and it is totally worth going on the tour. Just call them a...More

12  Thank sueski99
Reviewed 30 July 2013

The Fisher mansion in northeast Detroit was built by the heir to "Body by Fisher" in the late 1920's, supposedly inspired by Hearst Castle in California. For the past 20-something years, it has been a cultural center for the Hare Krishnas. Tours are available at...More

11  Thank Wallace S
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Get it straight, even though this IS the Fisher Mansion it's now a center for the Hare Krishnas. Believe it or not, this is the same mansion that hosted Elvis, Marilyn Monroe and many, many huge stars of that day (50s/60s). At some point, the...More

13  Thank David R
Reviewed 2 July 2013 via mobile

The Hari Krishnas live in the mansion and they offer some really great yoga classes and some very interesting dinners and lectures. Peaceful and worth it... Krishas are welcoming to all.

5  Thank Tiffaney C
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