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Located about 375 kms. from Mumbai, the city is surrounded by hills. Aurangabad was the seat of the Mughal Empire for a short period and is known for its medieval monuments and cultural heritage. Bibi-ka-Makbara, the mausoleum of Aurangzeb's queen is the main tourist attraction of Aurangabad.

Aurangabad is situated in the central part of Maharashtra. The city was earlier known as Khadke. It is an emerging Industrial center with silk fabrics being the major industry. The city is laid with monumental attractions including the world renowned Ellora and Ajanta caves. Here tourists can find cheap Aurangabad hotels to luxury Aurangabad hotels.

Attractions of Aurangabad

"Panchakki" means the Water Wheel. This is a mill considered to be an amazingly engineered. It is driven by water and is great to be seen working. Also situated near is the shrine of a saint, Baba Shah Muzaffar, who was spiritual guide to Aurangzeb.

Bibi Ka Maqbara
This is the tomb of Begum Rabia-ud-Durani, wife of Emperor Aurangazeb. It bears a little resemblance to Taj Mahal. It offers a fine look into the Persian Architecture.

Himroo Factory
This is a factory situated near Zaffar Gate. The factory is known for producing hand-woven traditional Himroo shawls from cotton, silk and silver threads. This art is called “Kam Khab". Himroo shawls and saris are the best buy from the city of Aurangabad.

Aurangabad Caves
These caves were carved out of the hillside in 6th century AD. These are a total of 10 Buddhist caves.

Ajanta Caves
These world renowned caves dates back to the 2nd century B.C. Ajanta is a protected monument under the Archaeological Survey of India and has been included in the World Heritage list of monuments.

Ellora Caves
These are a collection of 30 alluring caves, carved out in a curve on the slopes of low hills. Sixteen of these caves are based on Hinduism, thirteen are Buddhist and five are Jain faith.

Aurangabad Hotels

Tourists can find ample budget Aurangabad hotels with discount deals on travel. Cheap Aurangabad hotels reservations can be made in advance to book cheap hotel rooms in order to make your trip more economical. Hotels in Aurangabad cater to all your needs in order to make your experience unforgettable.

The hotels in Aurangabad are equipped with all the facilities wanted by the tourists. Apart from the luxury and budget hotels, there are also present many Aurangabad hotels offering business class amenities for the corporate travelers. The most favorable chain of hotels in Aurangabad is the Taj group and Welcome heritage Group.

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