New Vrindaban, West Virginia: Prabhupada's Palace of Gold
- McCreary's Ridge Rd, New Vrindaban, WV
- I-470 exit 2 (Bethlehem). At the end of the ramp turn left, get in the right lane, then turn right onto Hwy 88. Drive south eight miles. At the stop sign, turn left onto Hwy 250 toward Cameron. Drive south 1.5 miles (past Limestone General Store). Turn left onto McCreary's Ridge Rd (County Road 44). Stay left on the paved road (which becomes CR 7) with the double yellow center line, and in less than four miles you'll reach the Palace of Gold.
- April-Aug 10-8; Sep-Mar 10-5 (Call to verify)
- Donations are requested for Palace upkeep.
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Built and run by the Hare Krishnas, the Palace is an unexpected and majestic tourist attraction, reached at the end of four miles of serpentine road. Palace tour, gardens, statues, ambience of royal India. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [10/07/2013]
Visitor Tips and News About Prabhupada's Palace of Gold
Who knew something this gorgeous is in the middle of West Virginia?!? Have to see for yourself![Cami Campbell, 08/20/2014]
The hubby and I went on a whim. Definitely a great place to visit. The grounds were beautiful but so very quiet, very peaceful. We had a guided tour by a monk on the Palace. Then a quarter mile down the road is the commune where the people live in this community, as well having a beautiful temple.
We ate in the cafeteria. We had no clue what we ate, but it was good.[Tammy Blevins, 08/29/2010]