Auroville Tourism

Auroville (City of Dawn) is an experimental township in Viluppuram district mostly in the state of Tamil Nadu, India with some parts in the Union Territory of Puducherry in South India. It was founded in 1968 by Mirra Alfassa (known as "the Mother") and designed by architect Roger Anger. As stated in Alfassa's first public message in 1965, she states, that Auroville is meant 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 realize human unity.

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A place in India, Auroville is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Auroville, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Chennai. Take a short trip from Auroville and set some time aside to explore the Chennai. Dotted with places like Vivekananda House And Museum, Marina Beach, Fort St George; it will definitely be a good idea. Popular vacation packages of Auroville are of 1-2 days.

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

  • Know the pollution level of Auroville before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 56 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 57.89 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 36.25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 53.75 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 46.05 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 48.91 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 55.56 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Auroville for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Auroville.

    • Burglary and Theft 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 83.33 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 29.17 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 29.17 (Low)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 64.29 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.14 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 32.14 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.33 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 46.11 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 62.04 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 18.33 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 23.54 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 68.06 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.86 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 36.99 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Auroville

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 24.77 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 45.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 27.76 USD

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