Prabhupada's Palace of Gold is left at the jct. of Palace Rd. and Limestone Hill Rd., then 3.7 mi. on a paved road. High atop the Appalachian foothills, visitors can experience flower gardens enhanced with more than 100 water fountains. The palace contains 31 stained-glass windows, crystal chandeliers, mirrored ceilings, intricate marble floors and inlaid walls. Fifty-two varieties of marble and onyx have been imported from Europe, Asia and Africa for this marble mansion, which also contains carved teakwood from India, elaborately decorated rooms, an enormous French chandelier more than 150 years old, murals depicting ancient classics and a 4,200-piece crystal ceiling.