The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Temple(Mandir) in Bartlett, IL is a Hindu temple located about 50 minutes west of Chicago. The American Institute of Architects selected BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Temple,Bartlett as one of the 150 Great Places in Illinois. The temple was designed according to ancient Hindu texts on temple design known as the Shilpa Shastras. Turkish limestone and Italian marble was shipped to India and hand carved for the construction of the temple. The stones were shipped to Chicago and assembled like a giant three dimensional jigsaw puzzle. It took 16 months to construct, and was inaugurated on August 8, 2004. (source: Wikipedia)
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