If you are looking for peace, meditation and some silence during your short holiday, Auroville is the place to be. Situated around 6 kilometers from Pondicherry, you can rent a rickshaw or a cab to reach Auroville. Started as an international experimental township, Auroville is a small exotic town, where visitors get a great deal to see, do and experience. The Matrimandir, situated at the center of the town is the main attraction. Visitors can also visit the Visitor’s center, where they attend exhibitions and go around shopping. Auroville beach is one of the finest beach in Pondicherry.