Next time someone calls India as a poor country, throw this list at their face. India was indeed once called as the ‘golden bird’ before independence but seems that the Britishers could not conquer all of it. A major portion of India’s wealth still lies hidden in some really famous places. The rich and prosperous history of India has never failed to surprise us. Take a look at some amazing places worth millions and billions.
1. Sri Mookambika Temple, Karnataka
This famous temple situated in Kolur has a symbol of a serpent in it. The local people believe that there is hidden treasure underneath this temple that is protected by the serpent.
2. The Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kerela
As per the court orders, in June 2001, an underground vault of this temple was opened. The amount of gold jewelry, statues, crowns and household articles found was immense. A similar another vault exists which has an estimated wealth of $22 billion.
3. Mir Osman Ali
Renowned as the richest man in the world (1937), Mir Osman Ali was the last Nizam of Hyderabad. He has an estimated worth of $230 billion.
4. Treasure of Raja Man Singh, Jaipur
Raja Man Singh was the commander of Akbar’s army. He won loot and did not share the wealth with anyone. It is claimed that he hid that treasure in the fort. Indira Gandhi also once ordered to search for the treasury.
5. Mughal Treasure of Alwar, Rajasthan
During the Mughal Empire in India, Emperor Jahangir hid all of his wealth in the fort of Alwar. Most of the treasure has not been retrieved yet.
6. Sona Bhandar Caves, Bihar
Just like the name implies, this place is the ‘store of gold’. The walls of this cave are engraved with codes in Shankhalipi script which contains the secret to open the doorway to this store. No one has ever been able to decrypt this code.
7. Char Minar, Hyderabad
You might be wondering where the treasure is hidden in those four pillars, but researchers have found a secret tunnel from Char Minar leading to the Golconda Forest. It is claimed that the tunnel carries a massive amount of hidden treasure. Here are the 10 mysterious places in India where even science has failed to demystify.
‘India is a country with golden soil’, yes, indeed!