Aurangabad Caves, Aurangabad

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  • Address: Aurangabad caves, Aurangabad- 431001, Maharashtra, India.
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 10 INR
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Cave, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Tourist Center, Family And Kids
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About Aurangabad Caves, Aurangabad

The Aurangzeb Caves is a collection of 12 artificial caves in a stretch adjoining the Bibi Ka Maqbara. These are all Buddhist shrines made of soft basalt rock during the 6th and 7th centuries. These caves are divided into three groups according to the location. The sculptures and art of these caves is the peak of excellence in the field of classical art of India and can be compared to the grandeur of the gorgeous art in the Ajanta Caves.

The temples of the Aurangabad Caves are located on the Shiyachal Range. These are no less beautiful in comparison with the Ajanta and Ellora caves but somehow these have outshone the grandeur of the Aurangabad caves. Later in the 20th century, the archeologists spotted these and since then these are protected by the Archeological Survey of India.

The caves overlooking the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, are striking in every aspect, starting from their structures to their architecture, desihn and the interior art forms.

Aurangabad Caves Information

  • This is an ideal place for photography given the secenic beauty.

Aurangabad Caves Ticket Prices

  • Rs 10 for Indians.
  • Rs 100 for foreigners.

How To reach Aurangabad Caves by Public Transport

  • The nearest airport is the Aurangabad Airport.
  • The nearest railway station is the Aurangabad railway station.
  • You can reach it by autorickshaw or taxi from Aurangabad.

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Aurangabad Caves, Aurangabad Reviews

  • It's a good place, but not maintained properly. Many people used to come here for jogging and exercise purposes. Saturday Sunday and holiday there is a rush in this area. Many young couples are also wondering in the vicinity .

  • This is a place where u'll see many people jogging in the morning time... These caves are not properly maintained... Only visit if you have more than enough time and you have nothing else to do in aurangabad

  • Good historical place to see. Need to climb about 200 steps before you reach the caves. Could have been maintained better.

  • nice caves there is a historical place located in university aurangabad this nice place and silent place that can not distribe anyone

  • We can see here the wonderful arts and crafts on stone. There are many caves and every cave has its own speciality. Guidance guards are available there , you can hire them and they will explain you all things and speciallities......... You should visit this place............. Thanks......

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