Paithan is famous town about 60 km from Aurangabad city. Paithan was the capital of the Satavahana Empire. The town of Paithan is located on the banks of the Godavari River.
Ajanta Ellora Festival:
The Ajanta Ellora Festival is a popular cultural celebration organized annually by Aurangabad Festival Committee under the chairmanship of the Divisional Commissioner Aurangabad in association Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) at the Soneri Mahal (in the historic city of Aurangabad). It is usually held in the winter times of the year. The festival comprises of great traditional dance, singing, and music by some of the most distinguished artists and singers of India.
Ganesh Chaturthy, Shivaji Jyanti, Maharashtra Day also celebrated at Aurangabad.
Aurangabad has its own International airport.RAIL
Aurangabad railway station is not in the main route. Nearest Railway Station is Manmad which is 120 km away from Aurangabad.ROAD
Aurangabad is linked by national highways and state highways to all parts of the country. Aurangabad has excellent road connectivity to all important cities in Maharashtra.
Distances from major Cities in Maharashtra and the places of Tourist interest:
Mumbai – Aurangabad: 400 Km.
Pune - Aurangabad: 237 Km.
Nasik – Aurangabad: 190 Km.
Shirdi – Aurangabad: 144 Km.
Ajanta – Aurangabad: 107 Km.
Ellora – Aurangabad: 29 Km.
Daulatabad – Aurangabad: 14 Km