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Palace of Gold

3759 Mccreary Ridge, Moundsville, WV 26041
+1 304-843-1812
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Loved it!

My husband and I had an amazing time here. The palace tour was breathtaking. We learned a lot. In... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nicole W
via mobile
Prabhupada's Divine Palace

Very Nice Palace, whether you are religious or not, you can still visit this place for its beauty... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toronto, Canada
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Take a step outside of the ordinary and visit the Palace of Gold, just twenty minutes from Highway 70 in WV. Originally designed as a home for the founder of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness this unique Palace stands alone as one of the top religious wonders to see in the USA. Take a guided tour and learn about the history of the community and about the love and devotion that built this majestic place. Marvel at the intricate marble work, stained glass, crystal chandeliers and of course gold! Relax by the lotus pond or take a stroll through our extensive gardens. The trip doesn't stop there, the Palace is just one part of the greater New Vrindaban community which features a vegetarian restaurant, lodging and guest cabins, gift shops, peacocks and much more. Finally take in the Radha Vrindaban Chandra Temple, a traditional Vedic temple with golden altars and a 40ft high stained glass roof. Come and spend some time with us, we are here to serve you.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“lotus pond” (12 reviews)
“rose garden” (24 reviews)
“hare krishna” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
3759 Mccreary Ridge, Moundsville, WV 26041
+1 304-843-1812
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had an amazing time here. The palace tour was breathtaking. We learned a lot. In the gift shop the man was so nice, we did a little meditating with him. We walked to see the peacocks and take pictures with the...More

Thank Nicole W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Nice Palace, whether you are religious or not, you can still visit this place for its beauty, surroundings and the flora around it. That is just amazing. There has been many reviews on challenges to reach it, and GPS does work, however you need...More

Thank Ayan_salto
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We found this on a list of things you must see in West Virginia before you die. It was our first stop in West Virginia, having never visited the state before. The drive (once off the highway) is what we came to learn is typical...More

3  Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Although finding this place is a bit of a challenge, it is well worth the time and effort to visit. The ornate palace is a labor of love created by the devotees of this religion. It houses some magnificent carvings, paintings, and stone work. The...More

1  Thank Robert I
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Honestly this place is unjustifiable by words, you really have to go there for the experience. For us, it was beyond anything we could have imagined from reading other reviews or seeing pictures. It was beautiful, peaceful, and full of history. We felt welcomed into...More

Thank mushroots
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is the first time we stayed here overnight. The room was very neat...the restroom and bath outside the room and were two full rows. We stayed at first floor where there was a fully-equipped kitchen in which we cooked our food. Other than us...More

Thank Velvet444
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This place little inside off the road. My cousin suggested to visit this place. Palace was very beautiful, little small one but inside things are very beautiful and rich.Full of gold coated, marbles and glass cuttings. They charge $9 per person for tour. They got...More

Thank PrapullaChandra
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This was a very pretty place to visit and tour guide was good. The only reason I gave 4 stars is their website says not to use your GPS and gives the same directions from north, south, east and west. We went to penitentiary first...More

1  Thank cherylvacation
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Neat place at the top of the mountain. Worth a trip to see. Very interesting and certainly a different way of life.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Was a bit different, is a cultural experience. Amazing place, amazing calm and corteus people. Is a Hará Krisma palace, beautiful and amazing, breathtaking view and history. If you can recommend to experience the entire area and all the views. This is a gorgeous place.

Thank EddLisa
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Sue A
19 September 2016|
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Response from Simplywild | Reviewed this property |
You can park pretty close to the palace. Once at the palace you can see a lot of the gardens without much walking. When I was there it was under constructio. May want to call ahead to make sure the situation hasn't changed.
30 March 2016|
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Response from Krisarchish | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Pittsburgh and made trip to West Viriginia. The temple is on a beautiful hill. They have lodge and even heard the food in canteen is also good. But we didnt get chance to eat there. No wifi, no phone network... More
27 August 2015|
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Response from pearl d | Reviewed this property |
we paid 8 i guess for 20 min or so