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Address: Auroville, Auroville, India
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201-420-7423
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Pondycheery trip

Awesome time spent in matrimandir. ...awesome place ...peace of mind ....never miss ...matrimandir. ..and for sure will visit again

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Bhumik P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome time spent in matrimandir. ...awesome place ...peace of mind ....never miss ...matrimandir. ..and for sure will visit again

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great architecture, built with precision. This is the place where you can find your inner self. its a place where you can meditate.

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Pune, India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First of all, it requires 2000 rupees to go there from Pondicherry. After spending 2 hrs and 2 km walk, all you see is a golden dome from 500 m away. For going inside, you have to come next day. Also, no online appointments available. People there treat as if they are superior than you. This place is a completely... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very peaceful and calm place. Perfect for those who wants to do meditation and yoga. The canteen inside serves homemade light tasty food. But they are little expensive.

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Auroville, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place can not be compared with anyone on earth. The outer and inner reality of it reflects the inner and outer reality of oneself. This place is charged with a kind of special energy which help a person to find and be in touch with his/her purpose on earth.

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Bellingen, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although quite a bit of effort needs to go into visiting the inside of the Matrimandir please take the time to do so as it will be THE experience of India! The first time you visit you need to visit Auroville information centre the day before you want to visit the Matrimandir and they will issue you with the ticket.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very peaceful serene and calm place. Perfect for those who preach meditation and yoga. The canteen inside serves homemade light tasty food

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a good walk from the car park through woods and scenic vistas you come across this landmark. It looks as though it was the brainchild of a group of French hippies in the 70's. Rather overrated but worth a photo or two when you see it in the flesh.

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Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Distant Golden dome,huge spread out green lawns,well maintained and well planned walking passages is the final impression you carry with you after visit to this matra mandir. Silence in white theme makes you light and close to yourself. The visit to Auroville needs advance booking. Place is managed by foreign volunteers. The big area is surrounded by greenery and calmness.... More 

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Gurgaon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A center for yoga training and meditation, matrix Mandir situated in the middle of a vast expanse of land meticulously maintained with wonderful greenery is a treat for tired eyes. It is extremely peaceful and soul stirring. Away from the hustle and bustle of traffic noise even the transportation provided by the organization drops one at quite a distance and... More 

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