Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Aurangabad

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Aurangabad is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Aurangabad a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Aurangabad.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Aurangabad:

  1. Ajanta Caves

    #1 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aurangabad
    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. Ellora Caves

    #2 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aurangabad
    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. Bibi Ka Maqbara

    #3 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aurangabad
    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. Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

    #4 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aurangabad
    Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Tourist Center, 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

  5. Bhadra Maruti

    #5 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aurangabad
    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

  6. Lonar Meteor

    #6 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aurangabad
    Lonar Meteor

    Tags: Temple, Mountain, Waterfront, View Point

    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

  7. Paithan

    #7 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aurangabad
    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

  8. Soneri Mahal

    #8 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aurangabad
    Soneri Mahal

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Tourist Center, 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

  9. Chand Minar

    #9 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aurangabad
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    Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Educational Site, Tourist Center

    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

  10. Jama Masjid

    #10 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aurangabad
    Jama Masjid

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site

    Address: Station Rd, Buddi lane, Naralibag, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431001

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Built in 1612 AD, Jama Masjid is a beautiful small mosque located near the Killa Arrak in Aurangabad. The mosque was built by Malik Amber and has a great significance in the history of the city given ...Read more

  11. Jain Temple

    #11 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aurangabad
    Jain Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Address: Daulatabad, Aurangabad, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Jain Temple is famous for the marvellous architecture and the design which shall leave you awestruck when you visit this temple. The exquisite art work and beautiful carvings inside the temple are wor...Read more

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