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Know Top Richest Temples in India


´╗┐India has many terrific temples which are not only known for their religious shrines but also for their impressive structures and splendid exteriors and interiors as well. Due to their impressive structure, Indian temples have been very popular among tourists also coming form different parts of the world. Have a look at top richest temples in India. Padmanabhaswamy Temple Located in Trivandrum, the capital city of Indian state of Kerala, the Padmanabhaswamy Tempe is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This temple is considered as one 108 sacred abodes of Lord Vishnu. Constructed in Dravidian style of architecture the temple has magnificent architecture. It is also one of the richest temples in India. Recent estimates suggest that it would be the richest temples in the world. Recently (in June 11), treasures worth $20bn were found at underground vaults of this temple. Tirumala Venkateswara Temple Located in Tirupati Temple at Tirupati in Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati Temple is officially the richest temple in India. But it would be now the second riches temple in India after the Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Kerala. It is believe that this temple gets 650 crore rupees every year in donation. Interestingly, the gold of the deity itself is 1000 kg. The temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, also known by other names - Balaji, Vishnu, and Govinda. Sai Baba Temple Located at Sirdi in Indian state of Maharashtra, Sai Baba Temple is a holy shrine to spiritual leader Saibaba. It is the third richest temple in the country. Millions of devotees from different religions & castes visit this temple everyday. Worth 350 crore rupees are donated to this temple every year. The temple has gold and silver jewelry worth approximately 30 crore rupees and silver coins worth more that 6 lakh rupees. Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir Siddhivinayak Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha. It is located in Mumbai, the financial capital most cosmopolitan city of India. It is frequently visited by commoners and many Indian celebrities. It has been one of the richest temples in India. It gets donation of worth approximately 150 million rupees every year. The dome over Ganesha is coated in 3.7 kg gold. These temples are not known for known for their religious significance, magnificent architecture and of course riches. These riches temples are also very popular among tourists and among top attractions of India tourism. Many India tourism packages are designed with combination of these magnificent and prosperous temples. Santosh Ets is an eminent analyst and writer in Tour and Travel related topics. He has authored many books on real estate guide for India Tourism and India Tourism Packages. Now he is rendering his services.

Luxury Vacation Villas with Animals


´╗┐There is nothing more magical then connecting or being able to watch a majestic humpback whale or spot so many different species of birds in their own habitat. Visit any of these six places for a once in afetime experience with animals in their own environment. Bahamas: Dolphins Bahamas is one of the places to have your luxury vacation villa to watch or dive with dolphins. The ongoing presence of Atlantic Spotted wild dolphins near Bimi Island gives you the opportunity to see and connect with them in their environment under their terms. For reasons unknown to us, the Atlantic Spotted dolphin seems to seek out human interaction but in captivity they cannot be trained and do not adapt to their confined environment. Bimini Island is the most popular choice for sighted tours for these playful animals. Maui: Humpback Whales Between December and April humpback whales come to Maui from Alaska to mate and birth. You can see them in the Au'au Channel between the islands of the Maui County. The whales usually travel in pods; several adults or a mother, her calf, and a couple males. This majestic mammal is an endangered species, and there are approximately 10,000 humpbacks in the North Pacific. Research shows that their population has increased at a rate of seven per cent per year. The best place to see whales is along the West Maui and Kihei-Makena coast. Mayan Riviera: Sea Turtles Sea turtle season in the Mayan Riviera runs from May to August. After sunset, you might be able to spot the seas turtles coming out of the waters to lay their eggs on the beaches. During the day you can snorkel and see these beautiful creatures swimming around in the ocean, along with french angels, trumpet fish, barracuda, surgeonfish, and cuttle fish. Costa Rica: Monkeys Welcome to the jungle. Here it will be no surprise seeing monkey's play in your luxury vacation villa pool or hearing them at night. Not only are there monkeys but Costa Rica is known for its biodiversity. A quarter of the country's land is in protected national parks. You can see big cats and tapirs in Corcovado National Park or two-thousand plant species and over four-hundred types of birds in the Monteverde Cloud Reserve. St. Barths: Sea Life This volcanic island surrounded by shallow reefs is one of the best places in the Caribbean to snorkel. Here you can spot parrotfish, angelfish, moray, sea stars and sea turtles. One of the most secluded beaches on the island is Anse de Colombier. With no roads leading to it, calming waters surrounded by a rocky peninsula, it makes for the perfect spot to snorkel. Costa Careyes: Birds Located between Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo on Mexico's Pacific coast, Costa Careyes offers over 270 bird species to watch. You can also spot whales passing through on their way to Hawaii between December and April and dolphins are always splashing around in the crisp clear waters off the coast. Animal lovers from all over can enjoy the animals in each of these vacation destinations. If you have ever wanted to swim with dolphins, bird watch or spot majestic hump back whales, vacation in these destinations.

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