MOUNDSVILLE, West Virginia - No matter where I'm driving from, at a certain point, those last 20 minutes to my destination seem to take forever. Once I arrive, however, I often find that it's well worth it.
For example, the Palace of Gold, located in Moundsville, West Virginia, is fanciful at first glance, and very possibly unlike any shrine you'll ever see. It is ornate and lavish from afar and upon close inspection as well.
The magnificence of the palace is due to two reasons. It was created out of pure devotion to Lord Krishna of the Hindu religion. Also, the shrine was built without building 'experts' or architects. Instead, a group of devotees studied and read books to build their 'palace o...Read More