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Address: 3759 Mccreary Ridge Moundsville, WV 26041, Moundsville, WV 26041
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Lived in WV all my life, didnt know this place existed. Far off the main road, very quiet. Place was under going some cosmetic reovations.

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Morgantown, West Virginia
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Hazard, Kentucky
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped here after seeing this on atlasobscura. Enjoyed seeing it and learning about the history. Talked to the head grounds fellow whom was really nice and gave us some information. The Palace of Gold was closed but we walked around. It's a little run down but I think they are working on it. Definately worth the side trip.

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

We were close by for a dr appointment and decided to go. I e seen it advertised before and never had the time. Get good directions and a map, you will lose phone service. Try to understand where you're going before you go, It is country roads of WV, curvy, mountain roads. I also suggest coming from wheeling to RT... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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2 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Lived in WV all my life, didnt know this place existed. Far off the main road, very quiet. Place was under going some cosmetic reovations.

Thank misbit5
Fredericksburg, Ohio
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

To say this palace is gorgeous is an understatement! The history and construction is impeccable! Award winning rose garden in the spring and summer. Temple, meditation garden, lotus ponds are also on site.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

My husband was keen to visited based on the pictures because he believed that he would be able to make great pictures too. the palace does look a bit run down however & so you do not look too closely. My husband is a very outgoing person so when a member accosted him he was ready to talk a while... More 

Thank Michele S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Driving from Cincinnati to Gettysburg, we saw a tourist sign for Palace of Gold as we were driving in WV. We thought... why not? It was quite a drive from the highway, maybe 20 to 30 minutes on some windy roads. As we arrived, we realized it was a Hare Krishna temple. The temple was a bit run down, but... More 

2 Thank JennS_LA
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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Quite place in the middle of nowhere. New Vrindaban is good place for lord Krishna followers. Palace of gold tour was very short but worth taking. Beautiful scenery. You can see beautiful Peacocks .

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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84 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This was deff a nice place to visit but would be better in late spring. We went in fall there was a lot of construction going on but it looked like they were putting a lot of new things in. The tour is short but detailed. The grounds are beautiful but the palace is not as big as it looks... More 

Thank loree k
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175 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We had heard from friends and relatives how beautiful this place was. However I think we picked the wrong season to come visit. Most of the flowers had already been pulled out and the flowers in the rose garden were on their way out as well. There were no lotus flowers in the pond either. They are also currently working... More 

2 Thank wohdonkey
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This Hare Krishna community was very beautiful, and informative. We took a tour, and visited inside the Palace. It is stunning!. The rose gardens are beautiful, but my favorite scenery was the lotus pond, and the peacocks on the road. They offer cabins for those who have traveled and need a restful stay. Well worth the trip, both culturally and... More 

1 Thank Travelinone51

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