Vellore is popularly known as the Fort City of Tamil Nadu.Near Vellore a most popular Sripuram Golden Mahalaxmi Temple was constructed by Sri Narayani Peedam and built with pure gold is one of the most famous temple of tamil nadu.Here is Some Information about Sripuram Laxmi Narayani Golden Temple known as Sauth India's Golden Temple.
Location: 8 kilometers far from old bus stand of Vellore
Built In: 24 August 2007
Built By: Sri Narayani Peeda
Dedicated to: Goddess Lakshmi
Signification: Second golden temple in India after Amritsar
Parking: Available(20 Rs)
Main Attraction: Gold plated Architecture
Famous As: Sripuram Golden Mahalaxmi Temple
Area : 55,000 sq ft on spread about 100 acres of land
Phone : +91-93822-38665, +91-44-32458665
How many Gold is used to build: Approximately 1500 Kilograms
Cost of construction: 300 crore ( 65 million US $)
Nearest Railway Station: Katpadi Railway Station (12 km)
Nearest Airport: Bangalore and Chennai Airports.
More Information about Sripuram Laxmi Narayani Golden Temple
Sripuram Laxmi Narayani Temple is located 8 kilometers far from old bus stand of Vellore in Tamil Nadu states of India.The temple was built in 24 August 2007 and built by Sri Narayani Peeda.The temple is dedicated to Goddesh Laxmi Narayani.The Vellore Golden Temple is managed by Guru Sakthi Amma and it is covered 55,000 sq ft on spread about 100 acres of land. Approximately 1500 Kilograms of Gold and have total cost of about Three hundred crore or Sixty five million US Dollar is used to build the temple. Devotees hail the temple as 'one of the wonders of the world' and say that it is the only temple covered fully with gold.
The temple took six years to complate the construction of the temple.about four hundred gold andcopper smiths came over from Tirupathi Thirumala Devasthanam and showed their deftness and art.About twelve layers of gold foils have been pasted on copper sheets embossed with the designs of Gods and fixed on the walls.The whole interior of the temple has been constructed with pure gold. The deity of Mahalakshmi is made up granite and placed in the sanctum sanctorm of Sripuram or spiritual park.The temple is known as as South India’s Golden temple and it is second golden temple in India after Amritsar.
Darshan and Aarti Timing of Sripuram Laxmi Narayani Golden Temple
Open Days: All days of the week
Visit Duration: 2 to 3 hours
Photography: Not Allowed
Timing: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Best time to visit: October to March
Entry Fee: Free to all
Abishekam Puja Timing: 4.00 AM to 8.00 AM
General darshan Timing: 8.00 AM to 8.00 PM
Aarthi Seva Timing: 6.00 PM to 7.00 PM
Dress Code of Darshan: Any decent outfit is allowed, it can be ethnic wear, normal pant and shirt.Not to wear short pants, lungies, midi and Barmudas.
Nearest Hotels and Restaurants of Sripuram Laxmi Narayani Golden Temple
The temple campus has hotel, hospital, orphans. Rooms are fairly clean. Charges : Non AC ( Rs. 500/- )for 2 persons (additional bed- 150/-), AC – Rs. 750/- for 2 persons (additional bed- 200/-) . Maximum persons allowed 3 only in a room.
Hotel Prince Manor
83, Katpadi Road,
83, Katpadi Road,
Vellore - 632004
How To Reach Sripuram Laxmi Narayani Golden Temple
By Rail: The Nearest Railway station is Katpadi Railway Station (12 km).
By Road : There are many public and private vehicles available to reach Sripuram Laxmi Narayani Golden Temple Vellore Tamil Nadu.There are many buses run from Bangalore, Chennai, Tirupati and some other main cities.