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QUICK FACTS
Location: Aurangabad district, Maharashtra. 
Famous for/as: World famous caves.
Weather:
Summer(March to May): 40°C to 20°C.
Winter (December to February): 30°C to 10°C.
Monsoon (June to September): Medium rainfalls with temperature nearly 35°C.
STD CODE : 0240
BEST TIME TO VISIT : November to February.
TRAVEL IN AURANGABAD SHOW MAP
The gateway to the World Heritage Sites of Ajanta & Ellora, Aurangabad is named after the Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb. Lying along the right bank of the Kham River, the city is the district headquarters, which offers visitors all the modern comforts and amenities.There are several luxury and budget hotels, shopping centres and banks.
 
In the city, there are three museums housing the art treasures of the region -- the Sunheri Mahal Museum, the University Museum and the Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum. You can also while away the hours in the pleasant confines of the Bani Begum Gardens.
MUST SEE IN AURANGABAD

Aurangabad Caves:

Aurangabad Caves are artificial caves. They are dug out of the rather soft rock during the 6th and 7th century. These caves are found on two separate locations, called Western Group Caves (caves 1-5) and Eastern Group Caves (caves 6-10). Each group has five caves. The architecture and iconography is influenced by Tantric Hinduism.

Devagiri (Daultabad Fort):

Devagiri (Daultabad of the later period), 11kms north-west of Aurangabad, is a famous for its formidable hill fort.  The fort is situated on an isolated cone-shaped hill rising abruptly from the plain to the height of about 190 metres.  The fortification constitutes of three concentric lines of defensive walls with large number of bastions.  The noteworthy features of the fort are the moat, the scarp and the sub-terranean passage, all hewn of solid rock.  The upper outlet of the passage was filled with an iron grating, on which a large fire could be used to preven...

FAIR & FESTIVAL IN AURANGABAD

Paithan Fair:

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.

REACH AURANGABAD
AIR

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

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