Best Things To Do in Aurangabad, India

Whether you're visiting Aurangabad for a few days or are a localite, Aurangabad is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Aurangabad. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Aurangabad. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Aurangabad. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Aurangabad keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Aurangabad listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Aurangabad which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Aurangabad will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Aurangabad recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Aurangabad

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Aurangabad that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 45 Things To Do in Aurangabad
    - Used in 668 itineraries
    Ajanta Caves

    Tags: Religious Site, Outdoors, Cave, Ancient Ruin

    Address: Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad- 431117, Maharashtra, India

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    It is located just a few kilometers away from Jalagaon city on one side and Aurangabad city on the other. There are 30 caves here and among these a few caves are Buddhist shrines. These were discovere...Read more

  2. #2 of 45 Things To Do in Aurangabad
    - Used in 584 itineraries
    Ellora Caves

    Tags: Outdoors, Cave, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Ellora Caves, Aurangabad- 431102, Maharashtra.

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    The Ellora Caves in Maharashtra are the finest examples of rock cut architecture in India. It is a World Heritage Site as designated by the UNESCO. These caves are known for Hindu, Buddhist and Jain c...Read more

  3. #3 of 45 Things To Do in Aurangabad
    - Used in 714 itineraries
    Bibi Ka Maqbara

    Tags: Historical Site, Monument, Architecture

    Address: Bibi Ka Maqbara, Aurangabad- 431001, Maharashtra, India

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Bibi Ka Maqbara means the Lady’s Tomb. It was built by the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurungzeb in the memory of his late wife Dilras Banu Begum who was also known as Rabia-ud-Durami. It is a smaller ...Read more

  4. #4 of 45 Things To Do in Aurangabad
    - Used in 587 itineraries
    Daulatabad Fort

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Ancient Ruin, Adventure

    Address: Daulatabad, Aurangabad- 431001, Maharashtra, India.

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is a majestic fort that was built in the 14th century. The name means ‘Abode of Wealth’. It was one of the most powerful forts of its time. The fort stands on a high conical hill and ...Read more

  5. #5 of 45 Things To Do in Aurangabad
    - Used in 557 itineraries
    Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Address: Verul, Aurangabad- 431001, Maharashtra, India

    Timings: 05:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The significance of linga is portrayed in the Shivapurana – check out the story online before you visit. Halfway up the temple, the Dashavatara are carved beautifully with red sandstone. There a...Read more

  6. #6 of 45 Things To Do in Aurangabad
    - Used in 504 itineraries
    Panchakki

    Tags: View Point, Watermill

    Address: Nagsenvan, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431001

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Panchakki, the Hindi translation of water mill, was used in earlier times to grind grains for the pilgrims. It was built using the scientific concepts of the medieval Indian Architecture. It was desig...Read more

  7. #7 of 45 Things To Do in Aurangabad
    - Used in 524 itineraries
    Aurangabad Caves

    Tags: Cave, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    Address: Aurangabad caves, Aurangabad- 431001, Maharashtra, India.

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Aurangabad 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. T...Read more

  8. #8 of 45 Things To Do in Aurangabad
    - Used in 466 itineraries
    Bhadra Maruti

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Address: Bhadra Maruti, Khuldabad, Aurangabad- 431001, Maharashtra, India

    Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    When Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya from his exile, he wanted to get the Ashwamedha Yagna done. But, this worship needed a specific kind of a horse known as the ‘Shamkarna Horse’. This hors...Read more

  9. #9 of 45 Things To Do in Aurangabad
    - Used in 256 itineraries
    Lonar Meteor

    Tags: Temple, Waterfront, View Point, Lake

    Address: Buldana, Aurangabad- 431001, Maharashtra, India.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is also known as the Lonar Lake or the Lonar Crater Lake and was formed from the effect of a meteor that had fallen down during the Pleistocene Epoch. This place lies in a Basalt structure and is...Read more

  10. #10 of 45 Things To Do in Aurangabad
    - Used in 529 itineraries
    Siddharth Garden

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Park, Zoo

    Address: Mhada, Aurangabad, Mahrashtra, India.

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Siddhartha Garden is a sprawling garden, park and zoo together in the heart of the city of Aurangabad in Samarth Nagar. There are lots of things to enjoy here including the scenic beauty. A place for ...Read more

  11. #11 of 45 Things To Do in Aurangabad
    - Used in 309 itineraries
    Gautala Wildlife Sanctuary

    Tags: Forest, Wildlife Sanctuary , View Point, Nature

    Address: Aurangabad, Maharashtra- 431001, India

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The name Gautala Wildlife Sancturay is derived from the fact that this sanctuary is situated in the village of Gautala, a few kilometers away from the main city. It is one of the most beautiful sanctu...Read more

  12. #12 of 45 Things To Do in Aurangabad
    - Used in 211 itineraries
    Paithan

    Tags: Temple, Outdoors, Town

    Address: Tilak Road, Khokarpura, Pannalal Nagar, Aurangabad- 4310107, Maharashtra, India.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Paithan which was earlier known as Pratishthana or Pishtapuram, is a small town located a little away from the main city of Autungabad in Maharahtra. The city was the capital of the Satavahana Empire ...Read more

  13. #13 of 45 Things To Do in Aurangabad
    - Used in 306 itineraries
    Soneri Mahal

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    Address: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad- 431001, Maharashtra, India.

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This building is situated in the suburbs of Aurangabad. The name is derived from the fact that this palace was decorated with paintings of gold, which have all disappeared now. This was the residence ...Read more

  14. #14 of 45 Things To Do in Aurangabad
    - Used in 422 itineraries
    Tomb Of Aurangzeb

    Tags: Historical Site, Tomb

    Address: old city, Hamal Wadi, Khuldabad, Maharashtra 431101

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    In the old city of Khuldabad lays the tomb of the last Mughal Emperor – Aurangzeb. His sleeping place is an unmarked grave in the complex of Sheikh Zainuddin. The place is quite significant in t...Read more

  15. #15 of 45 Things To Do in Aurangabad
    - Used in 311 itineraries
    Chand Minar Image
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    Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Educational Site, Architecture

    Address: Daulatabad, Maharashtra 431002

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    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...Read more

Activities And Tours

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