Tag Archives | Aurangabad

List of travel related articles on Aurangabad. Includes detailed descriptions of the various sites, pictures, and hotel reviews.

Bibi ka Maqbara

Bibi ka Maqbara

Bibi Ka Maqbara, which literally means ‘Tomb of the Lady’, is a beautiful mausoleum of Rabia-ul-Daurani alias Dilras Banu Begum, the wife of the Mughal Emperor Aurangazeb.

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ajanta caves

Ajanta Caves

Ajanta Caves are rock-cut monuments dating from the second century BC. These caves were declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.

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Spectacular Ajanta Caves

Spectacular Ajanta Caves

AJANTA is world’s greatest historical monument recognised by UNESCO located just 55kms from Jalgaon city and 105kms from Aurangabad.

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Aurangabad Attractions (Ellora to Aurangabad)

Aurangzeb is known to have led a very frugal lifestyle and wanted this maintained for his burial chamber as well. He insisted on a simple one that could be constructed using only the money that he had made from sewing and selling Muslim skullcaps.

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Between Ellora and Aurangabad

Between Ellora and Aurangabad

Aurangzeb is known to have led a very frugal lifestyle and wanted this maintained for his burial chamber as well. He insisted on a simple one that could be constructed using only the money that he had made from sewing and selling Muslim skullcaps.

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Daulatabad Fort

Daulatabad Fort

In 1327, Muhammad bin Tughluq moved his capital from Delhi to Daulatabad. However after 2 years, due to severe water shortages, he had to abandon Daulatabad and move his capital back to Delhi.

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Khuldabad

Khuldabad

Khuldabad is best known for Aurangzeb’s tomb, a remarkably simple, in keeping with Aurangzeb’s own wishes.Aurangzeb funded it by knitting caps, during the last years of his life, which he sold anonymously in the local market.

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Ellora Caves

Ellora Caves

Ellora caves, a World Heritage Site, were built by the Rashtrakuta rulers between the 5th and 10th century. These ‘caves’, excavated out of the vertical face of the Charanandri hills, represent the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture.

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