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London attractions: BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir a 'testament to diversity in the capital'
Published: Wednesday 8th of May 2013
It is over 8,500 years old and contains hundreds of paintings, visual masterpieces and traditional craftwork.
Also known as Neasden Temple, due to its location, it holds a number of different activities throughout the year which families and visitors can get involved in.
It is one of the largest temples outside of India and stands as a place of spiritual worship and solitude.
The 'Understanding Hinduism' exhibition is a permanent feature of the attraction, which also caters to school and group visits.
It seeks to educate guests about the Hindu religion in order to promote understanding of the belief systems behind the religion.
All visitors are asked to comply with the dress code which is smart-casual, with no skirts above the knees.
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