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Matrimandir

Auroville, Auroville, India
201-420-7423
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Auroville, Auroville, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a totally unplanned visit, and hence, it was only till the viewing point and not inside. Since, we had only 2 days in Pondicherry, we had decided to skip it altogether. But, somehow, we could make it and I guess it was really...More

Thank Nilay170
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is around 15 kms from the heart of Pondicherry. They have good boutiques inside selling fabulous handicrafts & khadi items, but are overpriced. The dome structure is about 2 kms from the main office. You need to collect free passes & walk down...More

1  Thank SunMud
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The whole experience is really nice and you have to remember to take your time to read about the things they do and how the work in the area. The view itself is pretty much what you see on the picture, you can't get closes...More

Thank Claus J
Reviewed 4 days ago

prior booking to get inside the dome is a must. have it ready before u visit. otherwise u might end up seeing it only from outside

Thank Rachita R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Matrimandir is a must see if you visiting Pondicherry and The Auroville Development story is inspiring and gives hope to humanity. The experience begins with a video, then a bus ride to the Concentration Dome surrounded by huge gardens. Be prepared for some waiting here...More

Thank RSSBristol
Reviewed 1 week ago

Place is maintained well, but not a single board was put up from the highway for directing people. You need to watch a video (for the introduction) in the visitors centre and walk a km or so in a partially shady path. No point in...More

1  Thank Karthik R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a day tour here and we all felt it's not enough to get the full taste of this place within a day. Everything here is very systematic like the mother nature. This is like another world full of sanity and peace.

Thank Kamrul H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an "out of the world" experience and not a sight-seeing place. There is nothing to see but a lot to experience and feel. Make a booking in advance by phone or email and budget half a day for this. When you reach the...More

Thank Kall_Ramanathan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

People go to auroville with the main purpose of vising Matrimandir. This is a gold plated globe size temple in Auroville. Residents do organize various festivals around the year. There are some life inspiring elements inside the Golden globle. But unfortunately it doesn't open all...More

Thank Abhinav K
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The mandir looks very beautifully designed from outside. We were not allowed inside the mandir. It takes a long walk to the mandir or could reach there by the mini bus which is operated locally only for spot which is free. But it was quite...More

Thank Bhavani N
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butterflypostage
13 February 2017|
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Response from YogiFeet | Reviewed this property |
From my recollection the outside is gold (perhaps plated because its SO huge!) but the inside has no tables, chairs,or anything of that sort. You cannot touch anything, and must observe silence the entire time. Its all white... More
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lydiabefort
8 December 2016|
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Response from sidney c | Reviewed this property |
There is no online pass. But it is quite simple. One has to go there and watch a 10 minute briefing video after which the pass is issued free of charge.
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sahoosunilkumar
17 December 2015|
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Response from bumshiva | Reviewed this property |
Complete and full info about visiting the Matrimandir in the Auroville website at : contents/252
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