Chand Minar

Currently Open [Closes at 05:30 pm]
  • Address: Daulatabad, Maharashtra 431002, Aurangabad, India
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 10 INR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Educational Site, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Architecture

Just 15 km from the northwest of Aurangabad lies the region of Daulatabad. The place roughly translated as ‘Abode of wealth’ was given to it by Muhammad-bin-Tughluq In 1327 AD. Chand Minar is one of the most frequented creations of those times. Built in 1435 by Ala-ud-din Bahmani, long after tugluq announced the place as capital, the place with its stunning minarets and Turkish style architecture became a prominent example of Islamic art in the state. The building is not only beautiful, it large and accommodating as well. It is 30 meters high and has two stories creating a space for around 24 chambers. In the base, you will find a small mosque covered in blue tiles, just like the rest of the minarets. Walk around and check out the amazing items still standing in the building. There is a bastion with cannon, gates studded with gems and drawbridge, a garden and what not! Historians and people with keen interest in art and history can come here and enjoy some time experiencing it all.

Chand Minar Travel Tips

  • July to February is the best time to visit this spot while April to May is the hottest.
  • No nearby food joints. It is advisable to have your food in Aurangabad only.

Entrance Ticket Details For Chand Minar

  • Indian tourists : 10 INR
  • Foreign tourists : 100 INR

Chand Minar Hours

  • Everyday 09:00 am to 05:30 pm or Sunset whichever is earlier.

How to Reach Chand Minar

  • Bus Station : Mitmita Bus Stop

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  • Chand Minar Address: Daulatabad, Maharashtra 431002, Aurangabad, India
  • Chand Minar Timing: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm
  • Chand Minar Price: 10 INR
  • Best time to visit Chand Minar(preferred time): 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Chand Minar: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 52.09% of people who visit Aurangabad include Chand Minar in their plan

  • 48.15% of people start their Chand Minar visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Chand Minar

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

76.47% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chand Minar

People normally club together Daulatabad Fort and Tomb Of Aurangzeb while planning their visit to Chand Minar.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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