The township of Auroville is situated in South Indian state of Tamil Nadu in its district called Viluppuram. Founded in the year 1968 Auroville is named after the great Indian philosopher Sri Aurobindo. Auroville is a french word which means “The City of Dawn” where Aurore is Dawn and Ville is City. This town has also a major contribution in the area of entertainment as it is featured in many films like City of the Dawn (2010), Auroville, the outline of a world (2009), Auroville - A Dream of Divine (2003) among many others. Auroville Matri Mandir, Savitri Bhavan, Auroville Visitors Centre and Matamandir View Point are the top sites here.
Flying to Auroville: Puducherry Airport (9.2 km away) is the nearest airport to Auroville. It offers international flights from Sydney, Dubai, London, New York and domestic flights from Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad.
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