Aurangabad Vacations

Aurangabad is a city in western India with a rich cultural and artistic history. It is a very popular tourist destination due to its many historical sites and monuments. Most famous among them are the Ajanta and Ellora Caves, both designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These caves were important …

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Things to see and do in Aurangabad | FlickrEllora Caves
Ellora Caves
Jorge Lascar | FlickrAjanta Caves
Ajanta Caves
sowri | FlickrGrishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
danchitnis | FlickrBibi Ka Maqbara
Bibi Ka Maqbara | FlickrBhadra Maruti
Bhadra Maruti
Muffet | FlickrPaithani Weaving Center
Paithani Weaving Center
RubyGoes | FlickrHimroo Factory
Himroo Factory

Reviews of Aurangabad

Supreet Kini
Supreet Kini

A historic city, the capital of the last strong Mughal ruler, Aurangzeb. Loads of history to the place!

Kamalan Travels
Kamalan TravelsNew Delhi, India

The last Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb, made the city of Aurangabad his capital from 1653 to 1707 and left numerous historic relics alongside a group of ancient Buddhist caves. But the real reason for traipsing here over a weekend is because the town is an excellent base for exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Ajanta and Ellora.

Matthew Crompton
Matthew CromptonSydney, Australia

The central-Maharashtiran city of Aurangabad doesn't typically get much in the way of press. Most people, if they stop here at all, generally use it as a base for exploring the nearby Ajanta and Ellora Caves, and while that's the mostly the only natural reason to come here, it's still a suprisingly nice place, with a friendly vibe, lots of lodging options, and decent onward transit connections. If you find yourself wanting to linger longer than it takes just to do the caves (and nearby Daulatabad Fort!) there are also a host of nifty lesser medieval ruins around the town to explore.

Zubin Chacko
Zubin Chacko

Learned something new. Smaller version of Taj Mahal. Must visit if in Aurangabad.

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