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About Auroville

One of the places in Puducherry that is a must-visit for all visitors is Auroville. It not only has an interesting amalgamation of different cultures of people but also provides ample opportunities for a great shopping experience. Auroville boasts of housing several shops which offer a variety of products like handicrafts, soaps made with natural ingredients, perfumes, candles, books, clothes, organic products and much more. Not only this, it has a great variety of gold-plated jewelry available which is very distinct in design and style. A few shops also offer interesting wood works which combine modern and traditional art with subtle nuances like wood contours to create masterpieces. You can gift them as souvenirs or decorate your home with them.

Historical Context: Auroville has a very interesting history of being founded in 1968 by Mirra Alfassa, and designed by the renowned architect Roger Anger. It has been built to be an experiemental township which brings together people from different cultures to live together in peace and harmony.

Highlights

  • How costly it is Moderate Budget
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Speciality Organic products, Handicrafts

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