Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Aurangabad

Aurangabad is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Aurangabad one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Aurangabad is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Aurangabad or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Aurangabad. Explore the historical monuments of Aurangabad with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Aurangabad guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Aurangabad page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Aurangabad with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Ajanta Caves

    #1 of 9 Historical Places 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 9 Historical Places 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 9 Historical Places 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. Daulatabad Fort

    #4 of 9 Historical Places in Aurangabad
    Daulatabad Fort

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Ancient Ruin, Tourist Center

    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. Aurangabad Caves

    #5 of 9 Historical Places in Aurangabad
    Aurangabad Caves

    Tags: Cave, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Tourist Center

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

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

    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 c...Read more

  6. Soneri Mahal

    #6 of 9 Historical Places 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

  7. Tomb Of Aurangzeb

    #7 of 9 Historical Places in Aurangabad
    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

  8. Damri Mahal

    #8 of 9 Historical Places in Aurangabad
    Damri Mahal Image

    Tags: Historical Site, Memorial, Palace, Tourist Center

    Address: Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Damri Mahal was built in Aurangabad during the reign of the Mughal Empire and it was a gift of Damri to the city. It is said that all the craftsmen and artisans had to contribute at least a minimu...Read more

  9. Killa Arak

    #9 of 9 Historical Places in Aurangabad
    Killa Arak Image

    Tags: Garden, Historical Site, Monument, Fort

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

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