Top Tourist Attractions in Aurangabad
Aurangabad is a city in India’s Maharashtra state. The 17th-century marble Bibi ka Maqbara shrine, which is modelled after the Taj Mahal, is well-known. The Shivaji Maharaj Museum, devoted to the Maratha ruler Shivaji, houses a currency collection and showcases military weapons. The Aurangabad Caves, located north of the city, are a collection of ancient, rock-cut Buddhist temples. The historic Daulatabad Fort is surrounded by battlements to the west of the city.
The city is a tourism centre, bordered by several ancient sites like as the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Ajanta and Ellora Caves, as well as Bibi Ka Maqbara and Panchakki. “The City of Gates” is how Aurangabad is known.
Best Places to Visit in Aurangabad
- Ajanta Caves
- Ellora Caves
- Ghrishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, Verul
- Daulatabad Fort
- Bibi Ka Makbara
- Panchakki, Baba Shah Mosafar Dargah
- Big Gates
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum
- History Museum, Aurangabad
- Soneri Mahal
- Salim Ali Lake & Bird Sanctuary
Best Time to Visit Aurangabad
How to Reach Aurangabad
By Air :
The city is served by the Aurangabad airport in Chikalthana, which is about 10 kilometres east of the town and offers flights from Hyderabad, Delhi, Udaipur, Mumbai, Jaipur, Pune, Nagpur, and Indore. International flights have just been available for those coming to the Hajj pilgrimage.
The Indian Railways’ Aurangabad station (station code:AWB) is located on the Secunderabad-Manmad portion of the Nanded Division of the South Central Railway zone. Aurangabad is connected by train to Mumbai, Delhi, and Hyderabad. Nanded, Parli, Nagpur, Nizamabad, Nasik, Pune, Kurnool, Renigunta, Erode, Madurai, Bhopal, Gwalior, Vadodra, and Narsapur are also connected.
Aurangabad is well connected to other areas of the country by national and state roadways. The city is located on National Highway 211, which connects Dhule and Solapur. Aurangabad is connected to Jalna, Pune, Ahmednagar, Nagpur, Nashik, Beed, Mumbai, and other cities by road. The highway links make visiting the world-famous sites of Ajantha and Ellora quite convenient.