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Yep, still Chicago (well, about 30 min from the loop) : BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Complex | by Mister Joe
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Yep, still Chicago (well, about 30 min from the loop) : BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Complex

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Complex - in Bartlett, Illinois (about 30 minutes from downtown Chicago).

It is a Hindu temple that was pieced together like a jigsaw puzzle over 16 months with pieces shipped to and from India for hand carving.

Over 1,700 volunteers helped build this from over 3 continents. It is a fusion of ancient and modern architecture, and has been said it was designed to last over a thousand years time. Quite a beautiful place, but do be respectful if you visit. Cheers!

 

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Uploaded on April 8, 2010