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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Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad- 431117, Maharashtra, India
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
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 discovered around the early part of the 19th century for the basic purpose of serving as resting and praying places for the Buddhist saints called bodhisattvas...
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Bibi Ka Maqbara, Aurangabad- 431001, Maharashtra, India
08:00 am - 08:00 pm
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 form replica of the beautiful Taj Mahal built by his father Shah Jahan for his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal.
The mausoleum is built in a Charbagh style ...
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Verul, Aurangabad- 431001, Maharashtra, India
05:00 am - 08:00 pm
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 are also other beautiful statues carved inside the temple. The main hall is built based on 24 pillars and all the pillars and the walls are intricately...
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Bhadra Maruti, Khuldabad, Aurangabad- 431001, Maharashtra, India
05:00 am - 09:00 pm
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 horse was only available with the king of Bhadravati Nagari known as Bhadrasen.
The king was an ardent follower of Lord Rama and used to sit at the banks ...
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Buldana, Aurangabad- 431001, Maharashtra, India.
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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 both salty and alkaline. It is situated in the Buldana District of Maharashtra.
The reference of this lake can be traced from the Skanda Purana, Padm...
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Tilak Road, Khokarpura, Pannalal Nagar, Aurangabad- 4310107, Maharashtra, India.
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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 almost 2000 years ago. The Mungi village here is the birthplace of Nimbarka Sampradaya tradition of Vaishnavism. It also has the cenotaph of the great...
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Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad- 431001, Maharashtra, India.
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 of the king of Ichha who helped Aurangzeb to conquer Dakhan. This majestic palace, built is a Rajput Style had cut plaster and five lion decoration li...
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Daulatabad, Maharashtra, India
One of the most beautiful structures inside the Daulatabad Fort is the Chand Minar. This tall structure is almost 30 ft and the chamber at the base used to serve as the prayer hall of the Mughal rulers. The Chand Minar is not a separate tourist attraction. It is an added advantage as you can head for one destination and enjoy more than two here. Th...