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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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Is 2 Wheeler rental service available near Aurangabad railway station?

Please suggest a hotel near Baba Petrol Pump.

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Himanshu Agnihotri

manmandir is best hotel to stay

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Any hotels near railway station ?

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Rajendra Shahane

shreemaya chepest AC rooms and decent one

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Please suggest hotel in beedbipass.

Any hotel near government medical college, please suggest.

looking for hotel in aurangabad near akashwani but would like to check in at morning 6 am and checkout at evening 8.00?

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Sujeet Digap

Hotel 7 Apple near hudco corner

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Please suggest the hotels of check in time 6 AM.

Can anyone suggest a hotel near Ellora caves?

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jpinternational aurangabad

hotel Kailash

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How much does it cost for a cab to ajanta??

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FAROOQUI Mujtaba

Near about 4000 to 5000

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Looking for hotels near Aurangabad bus stop. Please suggest.

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Prabrit Basu

though there are ample hotels near depot but amarpreet hotel would be decent which is located on the jalna road

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