Sree admanabhaswamy temple was built in the 16th century and is one of the 108 main centers of Vishnu worship in India. The temple was once under the management of feudal lords in Kerala. Then, King Marthanda Varma, the founder of the ancient emirate of Travancore, suppressed these lords and took control of the temple in the 18th century. Indian records record that King Marthanda made great offerings. much wealth for the Ѕree Padmanabhaswamy temple. His descendants still managed the temple until 1949 and then had to hand over ownership to the Kerala state government.
Among the precious items were necklaces weighing 2 kg, a golden bow, a gold chain, bracelets, antique silver, a ton of gold leaf, sacks of diamonds, thousands of pieces of jewelry. encrusted with diamonds and emeralds, 16 kg of East India company gold coins, 18 Napoleon coins… According to the latest estimates, the value of the treasure found at Sree Padmanabhɑswamy is about 20.3 billion USD , nearly double the previous calculation of $11.2 billion. However, this number is still not the final number because the inventory is not finished yet. Antiquities are estimated to be worth more than $100 billion in assets found at the temple. With this wealth, Sree Padmanabhaswamy has become the richest Hindu temple in India and perhaps this ancient treasure is the greatest treasure of all time ever discovered.