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Things to do in Aurangabad

The list of things to do in Aurangabad includes a trip to famous monument like Bibi Ka Maqbara, Jami Masjid, and the Dargah of Baba Shah Musafir, Buddhist caves, Panchakki – an interesting water-powered flour mill. Pay homage at various temples in Ellora near Aurangabad or head to Daulatabad or Paithan – a pilgrimage city for Hindus. Pick up shawls and stoles either in Kimkhab or Himroo and exclusive Paithani saris. Delve into the variety of cuisines available here or revel in the festivities of the various festivals celebrated here. Come and explore Aurangabad -- the historically rich city of Maharashtra.

Sightseeing in Aurangabad

There are many sightseeing places in Aurangabad. The most famous monument in Aurangabad is the Bibi ka Maqbara, the mausoleum of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb’s queen.

Shopping in Aurangabad

Shopping in Aurangabad is an exciting affair. Head to the markets in the old city for everything from antiques and bric-a-brac to fine silks and cotton textiles.

Activities in Aurangabad

You can take part in fun activities in Aurangabad. There are adventure sports clubs that organise sports activities such as paragliding, rafting, parasailing, trekking, rappelling, night camping to enjoy in Aurangabad.

NearBy Places in Aurangabad

There are many places to see near Aurangabad. The first and foremost destination is Ajanta Caves that were chiselled out by Buddhist monks between 200 BC and 650 AD as ‘chaityas’ (prayer halls) and ‘viharas’ (monasteries), and contain exquisite frescoes and fine sculptures.

Eating Out in Aurangabad

There is a wide choice of dining options in Aurangabad from the in-house restaurants with extensive a la carte selections to vegetarian Gujarati, hearty North Indian and rich Muslim cuisine in the city’s many restaurants and cafes.

Festivals & Events in Aurangabad

The list of festivals and events in Aurangabad include the Aurangabad Festival, that is held over 4 days at the end of December.

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