Founded in 1968 by Mirra Alfassa, Auroville comes across as an experimental town in the Viluppuram district near Puducherry, India. Home to around 1900 people of various backgrounds, the area is one of the most sought after of tourist hotpots in the country. Looking to pay a visit to Auroville? Then maybe you should consider a stay at a Pondicherry hotel. Offering luxurious Pondicherry accommodation, the Hotel Atithi will be your base as you learn of the tales of Auroville.
Discover the unique blend of Indian and western architecture that make up the buildings. Located at the centre of the town is the famed ‘Matrimandir’ which is a golden metallic sphere considered an engineering masterpiece which is further surrounded by lush green gardens. Get to know of the area’s history by calling at the exhibition which is part of the Auroville Visitors’ Centre. Take time to absorb the ambience of Auroville which is regarded as a place that belongs to humanity.