Tourist Places in Aurangabad

Places to Visit in Aurangabad

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Aurangabad is mostly preferred by travellers from Mumbai, Pune. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Aurangabad is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Aurangabad are February, March, October, November, December. There are 35 tourist places in Aurangabad, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Aurangabad can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Aurangabad for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Aurangabad Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Aurangabad, browse through photos & pictures, explore Aurangabad using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Aurangabad, which are great places to visit, are Chatrapati Shivaji Museum, Daulatabad Fort, Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, Bhadra Maruti, Aurangabad Caves. Aurangabad can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad
  • Type: Cave
Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad
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The Ajanta Caves showcase the Buddhist stories of the period between 200 B.C. and 650 A.D. This group of caves was discovered by few British Officers, who went for a tiger hunt in the site. There are 29 caves in Ajanta, constructed by some Buddhist monks, using tools... Read More »
Bibi Ka Maqbara, Aurangabad
  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
Bibi Ka Maqbara, Aurangabad
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The Bibi ka Maqbara, the sole illustration of the Mughal architecture in the Deccan Plateau was built in the model of Taj Mahal. The creator of this tomb was the son of Aurangzeb, who built it to pay homage to his mother Begum Rabia Durani. Timing: Sunrise to 10:00 pm... Read More »
"Wonderful art"Jan 29, 2014 "Mini Taj Mahal !!!"Jan 8, 2014
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The Ellora Caves, Aurangabad
  • Type: Cave
The Ellora Caves, Aurangabad
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The Ellora Caves were built during the period of 350 AD to 700 AD. It presents structures with the three faiths of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. The 34 caves of Ellora are situated at a distance of 29 km from Aurangabad. The interiors of these cave temples are rich in... Read More »
"Art at its best"Jan 29, 2014 "Good for Sculptures"Jan 8, 2014
Daulatabad Fort, Aurangabad
  • Type: Fort
  • Entry: Paid
Daulatabad Fort, Aurangabad
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Daulatabad, formerly known as Devgiri, is located 13 km from Aurangabad. Also known as the city of fortune, it features a 12th century fortress located at the top of a hill. The fortress displays a strong wall of 5 km and a series of ramparts. Admission fees: Rs. 10... Read More »
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Aurangabad Caves, Aurangabad
  • Type: Cave
  • Entry: Paid
Aurangabad Caves, Aurangabad
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The Aurangabad Caves were crafted from soft rock during the 6th and 7th century. These ten caves are separated into two different locations, the Western Group Caves and Eastern Group Caves, which are located 1 km apart. The imagery is crafted by Tantric Hinduism. These caves... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
Bhadra Maruti, Aurangabad
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Bhadra Maruti Temple is a well-known temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman located at Khuldabad, near Aurangabad. The idol of Hanuman here is in a sleeping posture. It is one of the only three temples where you will find Hanuman in a sleeping posture It is said that the ruler of... Read More »
"Sleeping Hanuman!"Jan 8, 2014
  • Type: Temple
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, Aurangabad
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Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga located near Daulatabad in Aurangabad. The shrine is important because it is believed to be the last Jyotirlinga temple on the earth. This is a must see destination for devotees of Shiva. A pilgrim site that can be visited by all in the family, this... Read More »
Chatrapati Shivaji Museum, Aurangabad
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Chatrapati Shivaji Museum, Aurangabad
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This museum is devoted to Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaja, showcasing collections related to Lord Shivaji. It is on the way to the Ajanta caves from Aurangabad. Admission fees: For Indian Citizens Rs 5 and for Foreigners Rs. 100 Timing: 10:30 am to 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm... Read More »
"Ancient History"3 months ago
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Jama Masjid, Aurangabad
  • Type: Mosque
Jama Masjid, Aurangabad
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The Jama Masjid can be found near the Killa Arrak. Five rows of ten polygonal pillars are connected by a system of arches. This separates the building into twenty-seven equal compartments. Each of these compartments is covered by a small dome-shaped vault bearing exquisitely... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
Jain Temple, Aurangabad
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The Jain temple is located at Kachner village, near Aurangabad. Placed at a distance of around 37 km from Aurangabad this place is famous for the Chintamani Parshvanath installed inside the temple. This beautiful idol was discovered at an underground basement around 250 years... Read More »
Bani Begum Garden, Aurangabad
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Bani Begum Garden, Aurangabad
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Bani Begum Garden is a panoramic garden located 24 km from Aurangabad. The garden is known for its lush green surroundings and comfortable atmosphere. The garden got its name from the tomb of Bani Begum, wife of Aurangzeb's son, which is found in middle of this garden.... Read More »
Siddharth Garden, Aurangabad
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Siddharth Garden, Aurangabad
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Siddharth garden is a landscaped garden, featuring variety of shrubs and trees.  The garden also has a small aquarium, though the major attraction of the tourist is the Siddharth Garden Zoo. The zoo is the abode of a number of wild animals like tigers, lions, leopards,... Read More »
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Ghrishneshwar temple, Aurangabad
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Ghrishneshwar temple is a 18th century architecture located a kilometre away from the Ellora Caves and lies at a distance of 30 km from the city of Aurangabad. This temple is considered as a major one of the five sites of Jyotirlinga located in Maharashtra, the worshipping... Read More »
  • Type: Mosque
Shah Ganj Masjid, Aurangabad
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The Shah Ganj Masjid is one of the most stunning structures seen in all of India with its amazing architectural style of the Indo-Saracen. The mosque is seated on an elevated platform with shops on three of its outer sides. The fourth side is open and can be climbed via a... Read More »
  • Type: Dargah
Dargah of Pir Ismail, Aurangabad
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The Dargah of Pir Ismail is a memorial to Prince Aurangzeb's tutor, Pir Ismail. The garden in the Dargah consists of many destroyed water tanks and fountains. The gate is regal in its form and it has a large pointed archway, which forms a sort of portico. The original entrance... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
Khuldabad, Aurangabad
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Khuldabad is a historical city that lies at a distance of about 27 km from Aurangabad. Khuldabad is popularly known as the Valley of Saints or Heavenly Abode as many Sufi saints chose to live and die here in the 14th century. Along with the tombs of the Sufi saints Zar Zari... Read More »
  • Type: Market
Gul Mandi, Aurangabad
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Khuldabad is a historical city that lies at a distance of about 27 km from Aurangabad. Khuldabad is popularly known as the Valley of Saints or Heavenly Abode as many Sufi saints chose to live and die here in the 14th century. Along with the tombs of the Sufi saints Zar Zari... Read More »
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Purwar Museum, Aurangabad
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The Purwar Museum, located on Safara Road, is a small museum that is housed in an awesome old haveli. The museum hosts exquisite collections gifted from a retired doctor. The personal collections of Doctor Purwar have been on display since 1970. Within the museum is a... Read More »
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Panchakki (Water Mill), Aurangabad
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The Panchakki Water Mill is also called as Nehar-e-Panchakki. Located at Aurangabad, it was built in the early years of the 17th century by Baba Shah Musafir. Panchakki is one of the few places that are calm and peaceful in Aurangabad which helps to visualize the life that... Read More »
  • Type: Mansion
Chini Mahal, Aurangabad
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Chini Mahal is a double storied castle situated inside the Daulatabad Fort complex. Located at a distance of 16 km from Aurangabad, Chini Mahal served as the royal prison and held many of the royal captives of Emperor Aurangzeb. Also known as China Palace, Chini Mahal was once... Read More »
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