BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Stafford, Texas is breathtaking! It’s a place of traditional Hindu worship but respectful visitors are allowed. The exterior is made of Turkish Limestone and interior of Italian Marble. The hand carvings are stunning as you can see in the photos below. It’s truly a sight to behold and worth a visit!
Note: Mandir basically means a temple or place of worship. There is a souvenir shop and plenty of photo ops!
Advice: Check the Visitor Guidelines before you leave please to be sure you are dressed appropriately, etc.