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    Best time to Visit Aurangabad: Jan,Oct,dec

    Category : Adventure: Adventure.
    History/heritage: History & Heritage
    Nature Explorer: Caves Exploration

    Duration(days) : 2 Days

    Description

    The historic city of Aurangabad houses tombs, forts, temples, and mosques. It is named after the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb.
    Aurangabad is known among tourists and history lovers because of its various attractions like
    *  The 17th-century marble Bibi ka Maqbara shrine, styled on the Taj Mahal. 
    *  The Aurangabad Caves consisting of ancient, rock-cut Buddhist shrines. 
    *  The Shivaji Maharaj Museum, dedicated to the Maratha king Shivaji, displaying war weapons and a coin collection. 
    *  The ruined Daulatabad Fort, etc.

    Aurangabad is titled "The City of Gates" and the strong presence of the gates can be felt as one wanders through this historic city.

    When you are in Aurangabad dont miss out to try Naan Qalia – a popular mutton delicacy.


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    Bibi Ka Maqbara

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    Bibi Ka Maqbara was built in 1679 AD by Aurangzeb's son - Azam Shah in the memory of his mother Rabia. It bears a striking resemblance to the famous Taj Mahal; due to which it is also called as the Dakkhani Taj (Taj of the Deccan)
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      Aurangabad Cave

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      Excavated from the soft rock during the 6th and 7th century, the caves are divided into two separate locations - Western Group Caves having caves 1-5 and Eastern Group Caves having caves 6-10, located 1 km from apart. Located just 2 km from the famous 'Bibi Ka Maqbara', the Aurangabad Caves are a standing testament to India's glorious past.
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        Panchakki

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        Panchakki, also known as the water mill, takes its name from the mill which used to grind grain for the pilgrims. This monument displays the scientific thought process of ancient time, as it was designed to generate energy via water brought down from a spring on a mountain.
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          Quila-E-Ark

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          Build in 1692 on the order of Aurangeb, Quila-E-Ark palace is also known as the Killa Arak. The ruins of this palace are extended from Delhi to Mecca gate. The Jumma Masjid and Dabar hall are the only leftovers that are of interest to the tourists.
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            Sunehari Mahal

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            Located in Paharsingpura, Sunehari Mahal structure is made of stone and lime and is counted among the marvel of Aurangabad.
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              Ajanta and Ellora caves

              Entry Fees :₹ 10 Time To Visit :9:00 am – 5:30 pm

              Visit the beautiful Ajanta and Ellora caves; which are close to Aurangabad. Find more details about these caves in http://navigers.com/user/weekend_gateways/weekend_detals/IjY1Ig==
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                By Air: 
                Chikal Thana Airport around 10 kms east of the town is directly air-linked to Mumbai, Delhi, Jaipur and Udaipur.

                 

                By Train
                Aurangabad Junction has train connectivity with major parts of India.

                 

                By Road
                Aurangabad has good road connectivity. 
                There are many state and private buses available to reach Aurangabad.
                You can opt to drive or take car from the neighbouring cities. The distance between 
                Aurangabad and Mumbai is 327 km (6 hours 30 minutes via NH 3 and Nagpur–Aurangabad–Mumbai Highway)
                Aurangabad and Pune is 212 km.