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Location: West Central Maharashtra
Originally Called As: Khadke (Big rock)
Founded By: Malik Ambar
Best Time To Visit: October And March


Air: Aurangabad airport is 10-kms away from the city. Various airlines operate Daily flights from Aurangabad to Bombay. One can also catch a flight daily to Delhi from here, calling at Udaipur, and Jaipur.

Rail: Trains to and from Aurangabad are very limited, as the city is not on the main line. Aurangabad is a section on the Manmad - Kachiguda line on South Central Railway. Now a direct train service operates between Bombay and Aurangabad. The two most useful services to Bombay are the Devagiri Express and the Tapovan Express. Otherwise, trains serve the nearest mainline station, at Jalgaon (108-km north of Aurangabad) to Delhi, Agra, Bhopal, Calcutta and Madras.Ajanta Ornamentation Hall Ceiling , Aurangabad - Maharashtra

Road: Both the State Transport Corporation (MSRTC) and MTDC (Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation) run good number of night-buses to Bombay. State services are available from Bombay, Pune, Ahmednagar, Jalgaon, Shirdi, Nasik and Dhule to Aurangabad, and from Jalgaon to Ajanta.

Local Transport: Taxis and Auto rickshaws are the convenient mode of local transport. Cars (with or without drivers) can be rented through the tourist offices, or travel agents.

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