On a visit to Aurangabad you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Aurangabad. These places are what Aurangabad is all about. These must see places in Aurangabad will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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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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Ellora Caves, Aurangabad- 431102, Maharashtra.
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
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 cave temples. These were built during the 6th and the 9th centuries during the rule of the Kalachri, Chalukya and the Rashtrakula dynasties. It is a co...
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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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Daulatabad, Aurangabad- 431001, Maharashtra, India.
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 is surrounded by steep hills on all the sides. It is also known that apart from the natural protection, the walls of the fort were also made of severa...
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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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Nagsenvan, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431001
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 designed to pull down water energy from a mountain spring. This building is attached to the dargah of Baba Shah Musafir, a sufi saint and in a garden near ...
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Aurangabad caves, Aurangabad- 431001, Maharashtra, India.
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 caves are divided into three groups according to the location. The sculptures and art of these caves is the peak of excellence in the field of classica...
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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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Mhada, Aurangabad, Mahrashtra, India.
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
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 everyone from 6 to 60 years, it has rides, slides, aquarium, playing area and also beautiful gardens here.
The small aquarium cum zoo in this garden h...
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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...
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 minimum amount in the construction process of the Damri Mahal. It is a beautiful palace with a combination of Jodhpuri and Mughal styles of architecture. It...