The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir is a Hindu temple and cultural center located in the City of Chino Hills, in southwestern San Bernardino County of southern California.The Temple is an architectural marvel and traditional house of worship designed to last 1,000 years.The exterior of the Chino Hills Mandir is constructed of intricately hand-carved Indian pinkstone, while the interior walls are made from hand-carved Italian Carrara marble.
The pieces were carved by hand in India, and then were transported to Chino Hills.The Mandir consists of two five pinnacles, four balconies, two large domes, 122 pillars and 129 archways.The large assembly hall ,designed with teak wood carving, uses natural light to reduce energy consumption. Its a wonderful place of worship where visitors can spend a few hours to memorize over tranquil and magical grounds.
Address: 15100 Fairfield Ranch Rd
Chino Hills, CA 91709
Phone: (909) 614-5000
Chinatown in Downtown Los Angeles,California was founded as commercial center for Asian businesses in Central Los Angeles in 1938. The neighborhood is renowned for various mouth watering Asian restaurants. One can also find unique shops and art galleries.Many movies have been filmed in the area.Pagoda-style buildings with red lanterns present traditional Chinese restaurants. Taoist Thien Hau Temple is a great example of Chinese architecture. Tourist flock from around the world to experience vibrant, authentic Chinese culture . Well established restaurants ,shops, boutiques attract people of all ages. There are a lot of festivals and events going throughout the year. The recent years have brought new businesses to the area and attracted many young startups. Hip new eateries in Chinatown have brought revival to the area. The town is served by Chinatown Metro Gold Line Station.
Mater Dolorosa Retreat Center is located in scenic Sierra Madre CA.
Nestled in the foothills of the
San Gabriel Mountain the grounds are breathtaking and peaceful.The Temple location and scenery are stunning.The retreat center,inspirational and uplifting, with its beautiful tranquil gardens is a real treasure of Sierra Madre.
700 N Sunnyside Ave, Sierra Madre, CA 91024 Phone: (626) 355-7188
King Gillette Ranch is situated on Mulholland Highway in Calabasas.
The site is one of the most scenic places in the Santa Monica Mountains
that offers stunning views, natural landscapes and abundant wildlife.
Gillette’s historic Spanish Colonial Revival style mansion
features a unique architecture that makes the building quite a sight to behold.
It was the property of Razor baron King Gillette who bought the property in 1926.
26800 West Mulholland Highway
Calabasas, CA 91302
Los Angeles Attractions and Sightseeing Peace Awareness Labyrinth and Gardens is a magnificent historic mansion nestled in the heart of Los Angeles.Beautiful Asian-inspired gardens is a serene retreat to soothe your body and mind.
You will leave feeling rejuvenated and inspired.
The Italian Renaissance Beaux-Arts mansion built between 1910 and 1913 is a true piece of art with unique handcrafted chandeliers and furniture,picturesque ceiling and fine art paintings. Hand-carved stone outdoor labyrinth, fountains and meditation garden are simply breathtaking. What a great scenic retreat from hustle and bustle of Los Angeles busy city life!