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Like there is a relieving break, there is an adventurous break likewise there is a spiritual break which one would desperately want at a time in their lives. When a person wants to forget about all materialism and get involved in some spiritual retreat, Pondicherry is a bliss for those people. Just visit this Auroville Ashram founded by Sri Aurobindo and his mother gives you a chance to get involved in yoga, meditation and many other spiritual interactions.

Places to visit in Auroville


The Matrimandir is one of the most amazing places which you can hope to visit. The spiritual vibe which this place has to offer is simply amazing. Also known as the “Temple of the Mother” it is one of the most important edifices of the Auroville township. Devotees visit this place quite fondly.

Youth Centre

Located behind the Town Hall the Youth Centre is a place which is out and out amazing. This the kind of place where the youth can come together for the purpose of relaxing, constructing and building a strong sense of brotherhood and community.

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Savitiri Bhavan

If there is one place where you should go and visit in Auroville then it is the Savitri Bhavan. This is a place of spiritual education which works on the teachings imparted by Sri Aurobindo and the main objective is to spread the vision.   

Things to do in Auroville

  • You can visit Adishakti theatre for epic and subtle performances.
  • Visit Quiet Healing Centre for relaxing spa, massage therapies etc.
  • You can visit Kala Kendra for involving yourself in art activities.  

Events and festivals in & around Auroville

Bastille Day

During this festival, the whole city is decorated with a tinge of greatness. Moreover, here you get to enjoy the amalgamation of the east and west. And because Pondicherry was under the French dominance for a period of 300 years there is a strong sense of hold on its culture. Read More..

French Food Festival

It needs to be seen that Pondicherry observes the French Food Festival in the month of August. The celebration of this festival is celebrated in a commendable manner which makes this festival to be one of the must experienced festivals. Read More..

Fete De Pondicherry

It is one of a kind fest which is celebrated with great enthusiasm among the local people. This festival is responsible for bringing the people closer together in every positive aspect such as culture, friendship, relations and much more. It is like a feast of happiness. Read More..

Best time to visit Auroville

The months from November to March are the best time to visit Auroville. As the climatic conditions of this place during these months are quite favourable.

How to reach Auroville?

By Air - The nearest airport is Chennai International airport. From there either you will have to get a cab or any other means of public transportation.

By Road - The road network is quite good thus making your travel experience quite a seamless one.

By Train - The nearest railway station is Park Town Station which is situated at a walking distance from the Central Station for Guindi.

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