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Matrimandir

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Auroville, Auroville, India
201-420-7423
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  • Average11%
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Auroville, Auroville, India
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Reviewed 6 days 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 1 week 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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Auroville is a nice place for practicing meditation. Spread in large area with good gardens and forest. The Matrimandir is the main attraction.

Thank sjindals
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you are in auroville, they show you a short film of their work being done and then take you to matrimandir. This is a place of marvelous beauty and immense peace. Ensure that you do not wear any bangles or noisy anklets while u...More

Thank Esme2811
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With the visit. Visiting inside the meditation hall needs prior permission and not allowed for regular visitors. Visitor can see the architecture from about 500m away. Natural and organic is the main concept.

Thank Girish K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Auroville for a visit, they said we had to walk a lot to see Matrimandir, decided against it, just hung around, soaked in the atmosphere of people walking around, lazing around, had some rather delicious pastries that were available there, some organic juices...More

Thank amohanro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Matrimandir is located in Auroville village, 22Kms from Pondicherry. There are local buses available from Pondicherry bus stand to Auroville but best way to reach there from Pondicherry is by hiring two wheeler. This is heart of Auroville. The place is very peaceful. Matrimandir is...More

Thank YogeshK05
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As kids,we all hear our teachers say that they want pin-drop silence in the class. It was after visiting Matrimandir that I truly got to experience that "pin-drop silence" for the first time in my life. If you're visiting for the first time,you have to...More

Thank Divya T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cynosure of Auroville sits in mid of lush green lawns. Matrimandir houses a meditation hall for the initiated. Mere sight of this golden Geodesic dome, atop of twelve petals has spiritual impact. Auroville is almost twenty minutes drive from Pondicherry. As you enter at...More

Thank samrataks13
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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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