About Auroville

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 futuristic, spherical temple covered in gold discs. Auroville Botanical Gardens protects the region’s tropical dry evergreen forest. Auroville Beach is a long sandy stretch with gentle surf.

Quick Facts

Timings 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Visit Duration: 30 Minutes

Address: Auroville, Tamil Nadu, India

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