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The Golden Temple of Sripuram – Located in Tamil Nadu, India

by gold on Apr.06, 2010, under Uses

the-golden-temple-of-sripuram-e28093-located-in-tamil-nadu-indiaThe Sripuram is the biggest structure made out of gold. The golden temple of Sripuram is a Spiritual park situated at the foot of a small range of green hills in a place known as “Malaikodi” in the city of Vellore in Tamil Nadu, India.

The temple, situated in scenic landscape on 100 acres of land, has been made with 1.5 tonne of pure gold. Hundreds of craftsmen and artisans took six years to build the temple.More than 800 craftsmen, including those working for Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, worked day and night for six years to make the godman’s dream realise.

About 1.5 tonne of gold was purchased for the project through Minerals and Metal Trading Corporation in Chennai after getting clearance from the Reserve Bank of India.

The lighting is arranged in such a way that the temple glitters even during night. With intricate carvings and sculptures, the entire structure, except the walking space, has been plated with gold. — www.andhrafriends.com

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