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Auroville Visitors Center Puducherry Address: Auroville Rd, Auroville, Puducherry, 605101, India

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Auroville Visitors Center Puducherry Timings

Day Timing
Monday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Wedesday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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A place where all living beings can stay in perfect harmony in the lap of nature—such is the aura of this township called Auroville in Puducherry. The Auroville visitors centre in Puducherry is a place where you can discover this beautiful place in its entirety. You can begin your journey to find the conception and history of Auroville right here.

#Trivia: It is a township spread over 20 square kilometres or approximately Three thousand nine hundred thirty acres of land comprising nearly 50,000 people.

All about Auroville visitors centre

Auroville was established as a world-community centre in the 1960s and has since grown to attract innumerable souls globally. The idea is a project to realize the human unity in diversity and build a transformational future that binds humanity together. It is not based on religion, caste, or even scripture. It is a place where souls come together and live a sustainable life contributing to the betterment of a culture devoid of any restrictions and helping build a better environmental and social binding.

The Auroville visitors centre is the starting point of this township where you will be acquainted with all the details you need. It is a group of minimalistic designed buildings built with sustainable materials and is entirely eco-friendly. It houses an information desk, holds exhibitions, has boutiques of handicrafts and products made in Auroville, cafes, a bookshop, guest reception, and a food court.

When you visit the centre, you get a glimpse of several aspects of Auroville life, including its community work, introduction to the Matrimandir, models of Matrimandir and its beautiful gardens in original rosewood.

#Trivia: Auroville has a well-planned green belt, residential zone, a cultural zone, international zone—all this on a barren wasteland!

Location of Auroville visitors centre

It is located on Auroville island, around 10km north of Puducherry and 5km off the coast. It is the starting point of the island.

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Entry fee and Timings of Auroville visitors centre

You must book your visiting slot in advance to view all the attractions of the Auroville visitors centre. It is open all weekdays between 9 am to 1 pm and 1:30 pm to 5 pm. It is open between 9 am to 1 pm on Sundays.

You can stay at Auroville by booking your guest rooms between 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm every day. You will get to enjoy free wi-fi, explore the Matrimandir, explore the island on electric cycles on rent, explore their solar kitchen and prosperity area, and much more.

Best time to visit Auroville visitors centre

Since Auroville is located in Puducherry, it experiences hot and humid summers and monsoons, making it slightly difficult to stay if you are not used to it. Hence, the best time to visit the Auroville visitors centre is winter, from October to March every year.

How to reach Auroville visitors centre

Auroville is only connected to the rest of the world via Puducherry. It takes nearly three hours to reach Auroville from Chennai and around 45 mins from Pondicherry. Hence you can travel by –

Air: Take a flight to Puducherry from major cities in India or fly to Chennai International airport and then hire a cab or book an Auroville taxi to reach the island.

Rail: Chennai central railway station is well-connected with other major cities in India that will help you reach Auroville all year round. You can then hire a cab from top car rental companies in Pondicherry or an auto from the station.

Road: Regular buses ply from Pondicherry to the Auroville visitors centre. You can quickly go straight up to the centre and park your vehicle inside if you travel by car.


Auroville visitors centre is one of the top tourist attractions of Puducherry and has several beautiful places to explore. It not only enlightens you about their way of life but also teaches you sustainable living methods. It is a delight to spend some quality moments exploring this beautiful location and enjoying a few tranquil moments with your loved ones.

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