Auroville wants to be a universal town where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and progressive harmony above all creeds, all politics and all nationalities. The purpose of Auroville is to realise human unity.

Visitors Centre, Matrimandir Viewing point, and Inner Chamber are open to visitors.  

Visitors Centre and Matrimandir Viewing Point are now open all days, including Sundays.

Matrimandir Viewing Point: A free pass to view the Matrimandir and its Gardens, from a vantage point, is available at the Visitors Centre. More information is available at

Matrimandir Inner Chamber: The Inner Chamber is now open to visitors every morning except Tuesdays & Sundays. Please note that places are limited. Booking requests need to be sent at least 3 to 7 days in advance to avoid disappointment. More information on how to make bookings for the Inner Chamber is available at:

Auroville, the City of Dawn

The purpose of Auroville is to realise human unity - in diversity. Today Auroville is recognised as the first and only internationally endorsed ongoing experiment in human unity and transformation of consciousness.

Visit & Stay in Auroville

Auroville has so much more to offer than meets the eye at first glance; it is all about a different way of living and receiving the world. Depending on how much time you are planning to spend at Auroville, there are different possibilites.


Support the City of Dawn

Despite the huge progress that Auroville has made, there are certain critical areas where help is needed urgently. Auroville is grateful for your generous support to help build the City of Dawn.

Statements of Support & Testimonials