Vellore Golden Temple located at small green mountains in an area known as Malaikodi at Vellore city in Tamil Nadu state of India. Also known as 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.
Fact About Vellore Golden Temple
Address: Thirumalaikodi, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
Location: 8 kilometers far from old bus stand of Vellore
Phone Number: +91-93822-38665, +91-44-32458665
Built In: 24 August 2007
Built By: Sri Narayani Peedam
Signification: Second golden temple in India after Amritsar
Managed By: Guru Sakthi Amma
Main Attraction: Gold plated Architecture
Famous As: Sripuram Golden Mahalaxmi Temple
Area Covered: 55,000 sq ft on spread about 100 acres of land
Dedicated to: Goddess Lakshmi
How many Gold is used to build: Approximately 1500 Kilograms
Cost of construction: 300 crore ( 65 million US $)
How to reach By Air: International airports of Bangalore and Chennai are very nearest airports.
How to reach By Rail: Nearest railway station is Katpadi Railway Station just 12 km away from Sripuram Golden Temple.
How to reach By Bus or Road: Easily reach by bus or fire taxi and auto from Vellore city.
Sripuram Laxmi Narayani Golden Temple near Vellore is about 8 kilometers far from old bus stand of Vellore close to Vellore fort. 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. The Golden temple of Vellore is dedicated to goddess Lakshmi surrounded by beautifully landscaped area. Approximately 1500 Kilograms of Gold and have total cost of about 300 crore ( 65 million US $) is used to build the temple.
Darshan and Aarti Timing for Vellore 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: Between 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
This temple is called as South India’s Golden temple and it is second golden temple in India after Amritsar. Across this temple there is a small self-made idol of Narayni is there under the hut. This Sannidhi is called as “Narayani Peedam”. This temple belongs to mother Lakshmi and it is made from pure gold also one of the best Hindu architecture. Everyone must take a visit to this temple.