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“incredible temple, spiritual”

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Ranked #1 of 12 things to do in Chino Hills
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Chino Hills, California
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“incredible temple, spiritual”
Reviewed 24 May 2013

I live near by and can't believe I ve missed this place. This is an incredible place to go. very spiritual for any belief. The temple is a palace inside. Very peaceful and relaxing. They offer tours , too.
I plan to go back again. They have a beautiful fountain also. The carving of wood and stone is the most incredible I have ever seen!!!

Visited April 2013
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San Diego, California
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“A traditional Hindu temple in California”
Reviewed 10 May 2013

I had the pleasure of visiting the temple two weeks ago. It is a beautiful temple, both inside and out, with fantastic hand carving. It is a must see if you are in the area.
More about my visit on my blog Travel the World. http://katherinebelarmino.blogspot.com/2013/05/a-hindu-temple-in-southern-california.html

Visited April 2013
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“Superb Indian intricate art work on marble, best carvings seen anywhere.”
Reviewed 8 May 2013 via mobile

This new temple recently inaugurated in Dec.2012 in Chino hills, is the best example of historic intricate carved artwork on marble seen only at Dilwara in Abu or in temples of Ranakpur in Rajasthan, India.
Frankly, I felt the artwork and carvings unparalleled even by Indian standards, although carved by present day artisans in India.
Another surprise was to note that the temple is quake proof, built of special layers of floating steel plates.
A modern temple with real historic intricate art, not to be missed, irrespective of ones faith.

Visited May 2013
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