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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

61 Claireville Dr, Toronto, Ontario M9W 5Z7, Canada
+1 416-798-2277
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We visited on a bus trip. I do not know much about Hindu culture so was very open to this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marilyn A
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Kitchener, Canada
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Stunning architecture and learning experience!

Every visit to and from Pearson airport takes us past this unique temple. After many promises to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barb M
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Keswick, Canada
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61 Claireville Dr, Toronto, Ontario M9W 5Z7, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited on a bus trip. I do not know much about Hindu culture so was very open to this experience. The temple was amazing and the tour incredibly informative. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience and would highly recommend this experience.

Thank Marilyn A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every visit to and from Pearson airport takes us past this unique temple. After many promises to ourselves of stopping there some day, we finally did!! This is a must see if you appreciate history, architecture and cultural learning. It is a place of respect...More

Thank Barb M
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

it was absolutely incredible to connect with that sort of grand culture and its religious and architectural aspects. Fascinating craftsmanship

2  Thank Yulia Z
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Amazing temple made fro hand-carved marble, limestone and sandstone. Unique structure with unique atmosphere. Volunteers meet you and explain everything.

1  Thank nataliya9021
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

About 20-30 min drive from downtown Toronto, BAPS stands out as a hidden immaculate gem among gray business and industrial boxed type buildings. There is no fee to get in and for parking. To get in the seasonal exhibit, however, there is a 5$ adult...More

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3  Thank Kenkhan
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

The outside of this Mandir is a splendour of awe. Just marvel at the intricate carvings on the building and main entrance. If that was not enough to make one speech less, adventuring inside was a divine experience. Something words or pictures cannot describe, one...More

1  Thank Ronnie G
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

In the world of mass production, automation and volume production, this unique skill to carve out of marble and make such large structures is amazing. Do not miss (1) Murti Darshan - the sacred shrine visit at the upper deck temple and the exquisite carvings...More

2  Thank RavichandranH
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Having just learned of this building in Toronto, and having only visited one other Hindu Temple I wondered how I would get so far off the beaten track. Well TTC came through. A beautiful ride across Toronto and an hour and a half later I...More

2  Thank Mitch G
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

It was beautiful to see the stone architecture! It also has a small museum inside the temple which provides in-depth view of ancient Indian history.

Thank Jitendra P
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Definite place to visit when in Toronto. Very near Pearson Airport. Very calm and peaceful place of worship. Its open to all races.

Thank Rakesh P
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Response from RavichandranH |
There is an restaurant just outside the temple complex named BAPS Shayona. Physical address is 46 Claireville Dr, Etobicoke, ON
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