A spiritual premise by Shri Aurobindo in the universal city of Auroville to 'practice for the evolution of another kind and form of life'. Houses with a main building, the house of Shri Aurobindo and the Mother Mirra Alfassa, a French devotee, and the courtyard where remains and samadhi of Aurobindo and the Mother.
Churches of Pondicherry
Pondicherry houses some beautiful churches built in the Gothic style and decorated with aesthetic paintings. The Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges, and the Eglise de Notre Dame de Lourdes are worth visiting.
The Botanical Gardens
Established by by C.S. Perrotet in 1826, it preserves a good collection of exotic plants from India and abroad and an aquarium of rare species of ornamental fish.
Vinaynagar Manakula Temple
Among most splendid and ancient temples in Pondicherry Tourist Spots, the Vinayagar Manakula Temple on rue de Orleans is a unique one, famous for divine blessings for new undertakings.
Jawahar Toy Museum
A fabulous museum with a small collection of costume dolls (dancers, professions) from different states.