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Bahá'í Houses of Worship - National
There are currently over 60 Bahá'í Houses of Worship in some stage of existance. Fourteen are built and open to the public, two are under construction and one has been destroyed. The remaining are planned for construction in the near future. The decisions for which and when others will be built rest with the Universal House of Justice.
National Bahá'í Houses of Worship
The blue links indicate the pages which are completed. The brown links are the pages which are created, but have no content. These will be completed soon. The numbers, 01), 02), etc., indicate the order in which they were opened to the public.
Built /
Continent Country State /
Province /
City Construction
Groundbreaking /
Laying of
National North America Alaska   Anchorage      
National South America Argentina   Buenos Aires      
National Europe Austria   Vienna      
National South America Bolivia   La Paz      
National South America Brazil   Rio de Janeiro      
National North America Canada Ontario Toronto      
National South America Colombia   Bogotá      
National Central America Costa Rica   San José      
National North America Dominican Republic   Santo Domingo      
14) National Africa Democratic Republic of the Congo   Kinshasa   2020 October 18 2023 March 28
National South America Ecuador   Quito      
National Africa Egypt   Cairo      
National Central America El Salvador   San Salvador      
National Asia-Pacific Fiji   Suva      
National Europe France   Paris      
National Central America Guatemala   Guatemala City      
National North America Haiti   Port-au-Prince      
National Central America Honduras   Tegucigalpa      
National Asia-Pacific Indonesia   Jakarta      
National Asia Iran Tehran Tehran      
National Asia Iraq   Baghdad      
National Asia Israel   Haifa      
National Europe Italy   Rome      
National North America Jamaica   Kingston      
National Asia-Pacific Japan   Tokyo      
National Africa Libya   Benghazi      
National Central America Mexico   Mexico City      
National Africa Morocco   Meknes      
National Asia-Pacific Myanmar   Yangon      
National Europe Netherlands[5]   The Hague      
National Asia-Pacific New Zealand   Auckland      
National Central America Nicaragua   Managua      
National Europe Norway   Oslo      
National Asia Pakistan   Karachi      
National Asia-Pacific Papua New Guinea, Independent State of   Port Moresby 2019 September 1    
National South America Paraguay   Asunción      
National South America Peru   Lima      
National Africa South Africa   Johannesburg      
National Europe Spain   Madrid      
National Europe Sweden   Stockholm      
National Europe Switzerland   Bern      
National Africa Tunisia   Tunis      
National Europe Turkey   Istanbul      
National Europe United Kingdom   London      
National South America Uruguay   Montevideo      
National South America Venezuela   Caracas      
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1. Bahaikipedia - House of Worship
2. Introduction to Green Acre Bahá'í School, by Anne Gordon Atkinson
3. Bahá'í World News Service - Plans to build new Houses of Worship announced
4. Bahá'í Faith, The: 1844-1963: Information Statistical and Comparative, Including the Achievements of the Ten Year International Bahá'í Teaching & Consolidation Plan 1953-1963, Page 36
5. The Bahá'í World 1968-1973 pp.286. Bahá'í Publishing Trust, Wilmette
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