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Auroville, Auroville, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Matrimandir is an unbelievable place. I would like to call it a must visit place to help attain another outlook in life. Since entry is limited to a few people per day, it is advisable to plan the visit well in advance. It is also...More

Thank AbhijithM86
Reviewed 5 days ago

If spirituality is your gig, this is the place to be.Met many people who have experienced different auras on their visit here.Its a private thing, this experience.Spent a lot of time and effort asking people what they felt when they got in here.Couldnt get a...More

Thank Rajeev P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was quite excited to see this place, thought it'll be a good opportunity to find out more about their way of living etc watched a video, on the smallest TV, couldn't hear a thing it was completely pointless. Don't get me wrong I understand their...More

Thank Jamest1986
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Matrimandir is the main edifice of Auroville which is a huge meditation centre located in the region peace.You cannot enter Matrimandir as they say that it is not a place of tourist attraction.Only serious minded persons are allowed to enter for meditation for which prior...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Guided tour to the complex is provided by the Auroville Authorities . The whole place is very well kept and has a very peaceful atmosphere.The dome is made with thin gold leaves pressed between two specialised glass sheets hence it glitters when the suns rays...More

Thank DouceKolkata_India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazingly serene place. Anyone spiritually inclined cannot afford to miss the place. Requires prior appointment but the experience is amazing

Thank Abhay_Mishra
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An architectural marvel,seat of meditation is the matrimandir at auroville.Tour to pondicherry remains incomplete without visiting matrimandir.However, if you wish to go inside book your ticket in advance from the information centre of the aurobinda ashram at pondicherry.

Thank soumitrapanda01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trip to Auroville is incomplete without going to Matrimandir Absolutely must go Going inside may take a wait so pls go seek tickets on day one of reaching Auroville from visitors centre

Thank Neha B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Matrimandir is a historical monument and must visit place when at Pondicherry. The place is about 14-15 KM from Pondicherry and amidst lots of greenery and peaceful environment. As you entre Auroville you will be asked to leave your vehicle and walk about half a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trek to the mandir via the woods was a great experience also the mndair was a beautiful structure pleasing to the eye. although to go inside you need to book separately

Thank Souvik B
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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
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.
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