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Aurangabad Travel Guide

This city is known as the ‘City of Gates’, with as many as 13 gates scattered around, interestingly it is also the gateway to the UNSECO world heritage sites of Ajanta and Ellora.

This city got its name from the famous Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. Moreover, the name Aurangabad also means ‘city built by royalty’. Aurangabad is located in the state of Maharashtra, India. The city is famous for its silk saris and is situated on the ‘Silk Route of India’ which connects various ports to the Deccan region of the country.

Aurangabad is famous for its cultural diversity and is dotted with numerous ancient monuments, palaces and tombs. Today, it has developed as one of the biggest commercial hubs of India due to the large number of garment industries flourishing here, especially producing silk items. Travel guide to Aurangabad provides you the valuable information about the city.

Exquisite handicraft items and metal goods also occupy a large portion of the market and add another feather in the cap of Aurangabad. Idols carved from metals like iron and copper, crafted in accordance with the age old art, are handed down from generation to generation here. The place is now quite crowded with shopping complexes, educational institutions and government offices. All in all, Aurangabad is a bustling city today.

This city is also known as the ‘City of Gates’, with as many as 13 gates scattered all around the city, interestingly it is also the gateway to the UNSECO world heritage sites of Ajanta and Ellora.

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How to Reach Aurangabad
Named after the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, Aurangabad is tagged as the Tourism Capital of Maharashtra. The city boasts of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves and other historical monuments such as Bibi Ka Maqbara and Panchakki. Some of the city’s most popular tourist attractions include Tomb of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, Jain Temple, Chini Mahal, Sunheri Mahal, Pithalkhora Caves and Valley of the Sufi Saints. When it comes to connectivity, Aurangabad is well-connected to other major Indian cities by air, road and rail.
How to Reach Aurangabad by Air
Aurangabad Airport connects the city to all major parts of the country. It has connecting flights to Delhi, Udaipur, Mumbai, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Pune and Nagpur. From the airport, buses and cabs are easily available to all major tourist places of the city.
How to Reach Aurangabad by Road
Aurangabad is served by two bus stations namely Central Bus station and CIDCO bus station, located around 6 km away from each other. Both government and private buses, operate daily services, thereby connecting the city to other major Indian cities by road.
How to Reach Aurangabad by Rail
Aurangabad railway station has good rail connectivity with Mumbai, Hyderabad, delhi, Shirdi, Nasik, Pune, Amritsar, Madurai, Bhopal, Chennai, Rajkot etc. Regular trains to Aurangabad are available from all major railway stations across the country.

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I am reaching 1.30 pm in aurangabad dated 27 June and my return train is at 2pm dated 28 June so plan my trip to visit


Abdul Majeed

Hi, you might be coming from Tapovan Express 17617 & leaving the next day by Tapovan Express 17618. You can check in at any nearby hotel, Keys, VITS or Manor. All these have easy access to nearby locations.

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Any hotels near railway station ?


Rajendra Shahane

shreemaya chepest AC rooms and decent one

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Please suggest hotels Near bus stand.



Near to CBS hotel Girnar & near cidco hotel darshan executive

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pls suggest hotel In Aurangabad near sobedar guest house?


Anuradha Pal

I don't know that place, sorry.

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What is the fare of hotels near railway station of Aurangabad?


Rohit Khandelwal

starts at around 600 n goes max to 1800

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sir my name satya shiba panda but middle name shiba not show in my e voucher. Any problem when my I card show in counter?



Distance between drop point and SIDCO bus stop?


Dinesh Kadam

i didn't get what u asking

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how much distance from karodi


Sharad Jain

Aurangabad is approximately 20 kms from karodi

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Is there any direct buses to ajanta from Aurangabad?


girish pandhare

is early check in at hotel shiv taj residence aurangabad possible?


Mandekar Zain

Yes, but please call at hotel and confirm

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