Location: Malaikodi, Vellore, TamilNadu, India
A grand golden temple - Mahalakshmi temple - has been constructed on a sprawling 20 acres of land @ Sripuram near Vellore in Tamilnadu.
The temple covers about 55000 sq.ft. and has intricate carvings and sculptures made of solid gold.
Except for the pathway, the entire structure has been made of gold and copper.
Hundreds of goldsmiths and coppersmiths were involved in this awesome worship place and they were able to complete this architectural marvel in just six years.
The temple construction costed round about INR 600 crores .
The temple is surrounded by lush greenery and mountains which notonly offer scenic beauty but also a great backdrop.
The pathway to the temple is laid out in the shape of a star which has verses from the Gita, Bible and the Quran and Guru Granth Sahib.
This temple is the biggest structure made of gold and has awesome lighting in the dark to keep you captivated to its glittering glory.
Anybody who believes in God by any name is allowed in the temple.
It has become one of the biggest tourist attractions in TamilNadu since it was inaugurated in August 2007!!
Make sure you too catch a glimpse of the glorious golden structure when you travel down south to the enchanting Tamilnadu!!