Tourist Places in Aurangabad

Places to Visit in Aurangabad

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Aurangabad Average Rating - 5.5/7 1 based on 1120 Ratings

Aurangabad is mostly preferred by travellers from Pune, Mumbai. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Aurangabad is, however, mostly preferred by Family, Couple. The best season or months to visit places in Aurangabad are February, March, October, November, December. There are 44 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 Cannought, Jaikwadi Dam over River Godawari, Chatrapati Shivaji Museum, Daulatabad Fort, Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple. Aurangabad can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Aurangabad Tourist Places



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Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad
  • Type: Cave
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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 like... 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. Read More »
"Good for family picnic"7 days ago "Worth watching"Oct 22, 2014
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The Ellora Caves, Aurangabad
  • Type: Cave
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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
Bhadra Maruti, Aurangabad
  • Type: Temple
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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 postureIt is said that the ruler of the... Read More »
Daulatabad Fort, Aurangabad
  • Type: Fort
  • Entry: Paid
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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 »
"Taste the wild fruit"Sep 26, 2014 "Walk at your own risk !!!"Jan 8, 2014
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Aurangabad Caves, Aurangabad
  • Type: Cave
  • Entry: Paid
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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 »
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, Aurangabad
  • 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
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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. Read More »
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Cannought, Aurangabad
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  • Type: Dam
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Jaikwadi Dam over River Godawari, Aurangabad
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The Jaikwadi Dam is built in Paithan, an age-old taluka town, located just 56 km to the south of the city of Aurangabad. The dam area is very popular to bird watchers. Another attraction of Paithan is the Dnyaneshwar Udyan, considered as the largest garden in Maharashtra,... Read More »
  • Type: Tomb
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Tomb Of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, Aurangabad
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Chauki-Ki-Masjid, Aurangabad
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Ellora Caves, Aurangabad
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  • Type: Temple
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Ganesh Temple, Aurangabad
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Gautala Wildlife Sanctuary, Aurangabad
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  • Type: Museum
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History Museum, Aurangabad
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  • Type: Church
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New India Church Of God, Aurangabad
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Sindkhed Raja, Aurangabad
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  • Type: Temple
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Surya Mandir, Deo, Aurangabad
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Jama Masjid, Aurangabad
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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 »

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