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Most Expensive Temples

India can be called a land of diverse culture and diverse religious beliefs. This is the reason why we find most of the temples in this place only. Some of the rich in terms of architecture, the kind of money these get, while others remain a popular destination as a spiritual place for the believers. Besides being sacred it also has an affluent architecture that has gained some good fame in the world. But when it comes to the wealth these carries, the donation makes all the difference in this domain. How about exploring some of the most expensive temples as under:

Padmanabhaswamy Temple


One of the richest and wealth pouring temple is the Padmanabhaswamy temple. It is considered to be the richest in the country and even ranks at the top in the world when it comes to connecting with the money. The temple is based in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, and has been known for its enormous wealth, which has been retrieved from this temple recently. It has gained sack full of diamonds, the golden idol of Mahavishnu of 500 Cr, the golden crowns, golden bow, 17 kgs of gold coins of East India Company time, gold in different shapes of more than one tonne, the 18 feet long golden necklace weighing 2.5 kg, golden vessels and thousands of pieces of antique jewelry loaded with diamonds and emeralds.

Shirdi Saibaba Shrine, Mumbai


The other temple worth mentioning here is the Shirdi Saibaba Shrine based in the financial capital of the country. It is regarded as the place for all fakir, saints, and saturus place. The temple is visited by both the Hindu and Muslim devotees as many believe that he was both Hindu and Muslim. This led to the following and devotees found both by the groups. The temple is made up of both gold and silver jewelry which is worth 32 crores along with made-up with silver coins that are worth more than 6 lakhs INR. The temple gets a donation of 200 Crores on an annual basis.

Vaishno Devi Temple, Jammu


The next temple to include in this list is the Vaishno Devi Temple, which is also called Mata Rani, Trikuta, and Vaishnavi, who remains the incarnation of Goddess Mahalakshmi. It attracts 10 million pilgrims all across the world every year. The annual income of this temple is 500 Crores, while Shree Ganesh remains the first one to be worshipped. The temple garners a donation worth 100 Crores per annum.

Golden Temple, Amritsar


The next worthy temple to be considered in this list is the Golden Temple, which is a popular temple of the Sikh community. Every year it attracts loads of golden color and exclusive architectural beauty. It happens to carry the charismatic golden shrine, which is adorned with gold and silver detailing along with having the looks that tend to impose at the night for its strikingly illuminated golden dome. It has around 40k visitors on a daily basis and the annual income at the temple is 50 crores.