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Auroville, Auroville, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Maa designed this dhyana mandir it is open only for visitors with pass , the experience is to be felt in person , ventilation and cooling system is all solar n natural .

Thank meghashyam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Matrimandir is a must visit in Pondy. great place very beautiful. YOU MUST GO. IT IS VERY SERENE AND BEAUTIFUL

Thank ShaunakS15
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing experience. It's such a proud feeling to have a place like this in a world increasingly become materialistic and self-centered. The residents of Auroville, who're from varied nationalities work towards a sustainable future. It would be amazing if their work is...More

1  Thank Shefali S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long walk into the place, Auroville is an experimental community in southern India. It was founded in 1968 by the spiritual leader Mirra Alfassa as a town where people from all over the world could live in harmony. Its focal point is the Matrimandir, a...More

1  Thank Aravin K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If u have planned well in advance and scheduled to be part of meditation it's great else not worth seeing from outside post a long walk in hot sun...

Thank prrateek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must visit place in Pondicherry..Paases can be obtained for free at Auroville's Visitors' Centre, after watching a short introductory video on the Matrimandir. After getting pass in the visitors center you have to walk 10 minutes to reach the Matrimandir view point.. A nature...More

1  Thank Ramanamurthy_NV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Auroville Matrimandir on a Sunday at 10:30am by car. It has spacious car parking. After parking your car you have to walk about 100 mts to reach the reception where you will be shown a short video about what Auroville and Matrimandir...More

2  Thank sagar j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best place in poundecherry, meditation makes a mind perfect I love this place , beautiful boutique garden for various plants and trees highly recommended

Thank sawaitanwar14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most visitors to Matrimandir are unhappy with their one visit personal ticket policy for the next day. You need to appreciate the community principles and discipline. They believe one needs to understand the concept of consciousness to be fit to go inside the mandir, in...More

Thank kum28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The maitrimandir looks good from the inside but I would suggest you to reach the visiting centre at 8.30am even on a Saturday and get into the line. At 9am they will allow you to get a pass, for the first few people in the...More

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Tridip H
2 June 2018|
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Response from abhik_fe | Reviewed this property |
Hi You can visit first matrimandir this is little far from the city but as you haven't mentioned whether you will hire car or not. I suggest you to hire a car and it will take at least couple of hours to check through the... More
8 February 2018|
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Response from Sushi D | Reviewed this property |
You have to book your appointment to go inside as you just can’t walk in...any dignitaries visiting anywhere, restrictions will be there for their safety so better to check before you go....
8 February 2018|
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Response from Anurag B | Reviewed this property |
It’s open for everybody but entry into the Globe requires prior permission. However, when traveling with a large group it is always advisable to inform the authorities concerned before hand. Like you mentioned in your second... More