places to visit in Aurangabad
places to visit in Aurangabad

1. Aurangabad Caves

The Aurangabad caves close to the city of Aurangabad, Maharashtra The Aurangabad Caves were dug out of comparatively soft basalt rock during the 6th and 7th century.

Distance from airport: 14km
Opening hours: 9am to 5pm every day
Best time to visit: All year
Entry fee: 10rs for Indian / 100rs for foreigner
Photography: Allowed


2. Bibi Ka Maqbara

It was commissioned by Aurangzeb’s Son Azam in the memory of his Mother Dilras Banu Begum.

Distance from airport: 11.6 km
Opening hours: 8 am to 8 pm on all days.
Best time to visit: October to March
Entry fee: 10 rs for Indian / 250 rs for foreigner
Photography: video camera charges are INR 25/-


3. Daulatabad Fort

Daulatabad also known as Devagiri. Daulatabad was founded by the Yadavas of Deogiri (The hill of Gods) in 11th Century AD under king Bhillama.

Distance from airport: 17.4 km
Opening hours: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Best time to visit: All year
Entry fee: 10 rs for Indian / 100 rs for foreigner
Photography: Allowed


4. History Museum

One of the best and well organized museums of the city, the History museum is a part of the History department of the University.

Distance from airport: 7 km
Opening hours: 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM all days open expect Sunday
Best time to visit: All year
Entry fee: 5 rs for Indian / 20 rs for foreigner
Photography: not inside allowed


5. Soneri Mahal

Former residence & landscaped garden dating to the 1650s, now home to a small history museum Paharsingpura area of Aurangabad. The Mahal was built between 1651 to 1653.

Distance from airport: 8 km
Opening hours: 9 am to 5 pm on all days except Mondays.
Best time to visit: All year
Entry fee: 10 rs for Indian / 100 rs for Foreigner
Photography: Allowed


6. Himayat Bagh

Himayat Bagh is a 17th-century garden that now houses the Fruit Research Station and Nursery, The Himayat Bagh is a tourist attraction in itself because of its greenery and cool environment

Distance from airport: 9.5 km
Opening hours: 24 hours every days
Best time to visit: All year
Entry fee:
Photography: Allowed


7. Siddharth Garden & Zoo

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.

Distance from airport: 8.6 km
Opening hours: 10:00 am to 07:00 pm all days open expect Tuesday
Best time to visit: All year
Entry fee: Adult 50 rs & children 20 rs
Photography: Extra charges


8. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum

War weapons, coins & other artifacts from the Maratha empire are displayed in traditional surrounds.

Distance from airport: 10 km
Opening hours: 10:30 am to 6 pm all days open expect Thursday
Best time to visit: All year
Entry fee: 2 rs for children / adult 5 rs
Photography: Not allowed inside


9. Ellora Caves

Ellora in Maharashtra, India, is one of the largest rock-cut monastery-temple cave complexes in the world, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, featuring Buddhist, Hindu and Jain monuments, and artwork, dating from the 600-1000 CE period.

Distance from airport: 35 km
Opening hours: 9 am to 6:15 pm all days open expect Tuesday
Best time to visit: Winters and Monsoon
Entry fee: 10 rs for Indian / 250 rs for foreigner
Photography: extra charges


10. Ajanta Caves

The Ajanta Caves are about 29 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 or 650 CE in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India

Distance from airport: 103 km
Opening hours: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM All days of the week except Monday
All Public Holiday closed
Best time to visit: Winters and Monsoon
Entry fee: 10 rs for Indian / 250 rs for foreigner
Photography: extra charges


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