Aurangabad Holidays

India
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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Reviews of Aurangabad

Kamalan Travels
Kamalan TravelsNew Delhi
29/01/2016

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
03/12/2015

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
04/10/2015

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

Ishita Bahuguna
Ishita BahugunaHyderabad
11/07/2014

Aurangabad is one of the bigger cities in Maharashtra. Its the nearest city to the world famous Ajanta & Ellora caves. Both caves are at driving distance from the city though covering them on a single day is a herculean task. Other places to visit in and around Aurangabad are - Ghrishneshwar temple(half a kilometer from Ellora caves), Daulatabad fort, Bibi ka Maqbara, Soneri Mahal, Aurangabad Caves, Lonar. The city is also a paradise for food lovers(both vegetarian and non-vegetarian). From delicious veg Maharashtrian Thali to mouth-watering Kebabs, foodies have a lot of very good options to choose from.

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