15 Wealthiest and Richest Temples in India

India is famous for religious places, especially the ancient temples such as Padmanabhaswamy Temple,Jagannath Temple,Vaishno Devi,Meenakshi Temple and Tirupati Temple. Padmanabhaswamy Temple of Kerala is the richest temple in India followed by Tirumala Tirupati Venkateswara Temple, Shirdi Saibaba shrine and Mata Vaishno Devi shrine along with Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar,Kukke Subramanya Temple Karnataka,Dagdusheth Ganpati temple Pune and Palani Murugan temple in Tamil Nadu are being other most wealthiest and richest temples In India.

Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kerala


Padmanabhaswamy Temple is the richest Hindu temple in the world, located in Thiruvananthapuram. Temple treasure includes ornaments, diamonds, gold coins and statues,situated very close to the sanctum sanctorum of the temple inside the six vaults.

Tirupati Venkateswara Temple, Andhra Pradesh


Venkateswara Temple at Tirumala is another vaishnavite temple in India, situated at Tirupati of Andhra Pradesh. It is the richest temple in the world in terms of donations received and wealth, dedicated to Lord Venkateswara.

Saibaba Shrine, Shirdi


Sai Baba of Shirdi is one of the richest temple organisations in India, worshipped by people around the world. The temple of Sai Baba is accessible via the Ahmednagar and counted as one of the top 3 richest temple in Maharashtra.

Vaishno Devi Temple, Jammu


The Holy Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji also known as Mata Rani, is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu Goddess and one of the holiest pilgrimage site in India. Vaishno Devi temple is recognized as one of the 51 Shakti Peeths in India.

Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai


Siddhivinayak Temple is dedicated to Lord Shri Ganesh, located in Prabhadevi in Mumbai. The temple is trust named as Siddhivinayak Ganpati Temple Trust is the Mumbai city’s richest temple trust.

Golden Temple, Amritsar


Sri Harmandir Sahib or Golden Temple is a place of great beauty and symbol of human brotherhood and equality. The Golden Temple of Amritsar is the holiest shrine of the Sikh religion and also home to the Akal Takht.

Meenakshi Temple, Madurai


Meenakshi Amman Temple is the most prominent landmark and most visited tourist attraction in the city of Madurai. The temple is dedicated to Parvati and Lord Shiva and on the list of top 30 nominees for the New Seven Wonders of the World.

Jagannath Temple, Puri


The ancient temple of Lord Jagannatha of Puri is an important pilgrimage destination for Hindu and part of the Char Dham pilgrimages. Jagannath Temple is famous for its annual Rath Yatra and the complex contains at least 120 temples and shrines.

Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi

Kashi Vishvanath Temple of Lord Shiva is one of the most famous Hindu temple and one of the twelve Jyotirlingas in India. The temple is located in Varanasi and one of the holiest and most venerated temples of India.

Sabarimala Temple, Kerala


Sabarimala temple host one of the largest annual pilgrimages in the world, located at the Periyar Tiger Reserve of Kerala. The shrine at Sabarimala is an ancient temple of Ayyappan, situated on a hilltop at an altitude of 468 m.

Somnath Temple, Gujarat


Somnath temple is one of the oldest and most revered temples of India, located near Veraval in Saurashtra region of Gujarat. The temple is the first among the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva in India and important pilgrimage spot in the state.

Guruvayurappan Temple, Kerala

Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple is dedicated to the god Krishna located in Guruvayur town of Kerala. The temple is one of the most important places of worship for Hindus of Kerala.

Mahalaxmi Temple, Kolhapur


Mahalakshmi Temple of Kolhapur is one of the most famous temple of goddess Mahalakshmi and one of the Shakti Peethas situated in Maharashtra. The temple is one of the richest temple in the state of Maharashtra.

Amarnath Temple, Jammu


Amarnath cave temple of Jammu and Kashmir is dedicated to Lord Shiva,situated at an altitude of 3,888 m and one of the holiest shrines in Hinduism. The cave temple is surrounded by snowy mountains and popular for the natural formation of Ice Shiva Lingam.

Akshardham Temple, Delhi


Akshardham Temple complex of Delhi has one of the largest temple complex in India and also has India’s largest step well. Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple attracts approximately 70 percent of all tourist in Delhi.