The Baha'i House of Worship is the place of worship for the Baha'i community. The Prophet Founder Bahá'u'lláh (1817 - 1892) taught that in the future world society, cultural diversity will be encouraged, protected and encouraged. Construction started in 1957 and took four years to finish.
The Bahai temple stands in nine hectares of grounds and has a number of buildings in the complex. A distinguishing feature is the dome and was added to the temple using a helicopter.
flickr image by Alex-E.-Proimos
The gardens contain a number of interesting native plants and popular with horticulturists. The visitor centre explains the Baha'i faith. 173 Mona Vale Road, Ingleside (02 9998 9221).