Aurangabad city is located on the Northern part of the state of the Indian state of Maharashtra. The city is situated 403 km from Mumbai and is surrounded by Hills on all sides. The city has a rich cultural heritage and is known for its grand medieval monuments. The caves of Ajanta and Ellora, and the Bibi-ka-Maqbara - a replica of Taj Mahal, built by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb as a mausoleum for his wife, bear testimony to the fact. The city is also famous for the cotton and silk textile Industry. Toursitplacesinindia.com is your one stop search on all that you want to know about Aurangabad.
The modern city of Aurangabad which have been revived recently, have over the time replaced clay and mud huts and empty sun-burnt land with spanking buildings, hotels and Industrial Estates. It was once the seat of the Mughal Empire during the Mughal rule and has a good number of Mughal architectural wonders. The city is located on the banks of the Godavari and Tapti Rivers and attracts large number of tourists each year.
|Area ||10100 square km|
|Population ||2897013 |
|Altitude || 513m|
|Languages ||Marathi, Hindi, English and Urdu |
|Best Time to Visit|| November to February|
|STD Code ||0240|