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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


Aurangabad's proximity to some of India's most important monuments, ensures a profusion of hotels. On the whole, standards tend to be high and prices very reasonable, particularly in the budget places, which range from extremely basic Indian lodges to more pleasant travellers' hostels

Ellora Caves in Aurangabad - MaharashtraBanks:
The most central places to change money are the:
State Bank of India on Kranti Chowk
Canara bank, Shahganj
Andhra Bank, Shaganj
State Bank of Hyderabad, Shahganj Square in the old city.

Civil Hospital
Govt. Medical College
Hedgewar Hospital
Kamalnayan Bajaj Hospital
MGM Hospital

Tourist Information Centres:
Indian Government Tourism Office
Govt. of India Tourist office, Station Road
MTDC, Station Road
Tourist Information Center - Information & Booking Counter, Aurangabad Airport.

The legendary beauty of Paithani silk saris, and the intricate silver inlay craft of Bidri ware, which reached its culmination under the Moghals, is one of the famous shopping interests for the visitors. Aurangabad City is also known for its artistic silk fabrics, particularly Himroo and Mushroo shawls. Himroo is an age-old weaving craft of Aurangabad, renowned for its mixture of cotton and silk getting the texture of satin.

Travel Agent:
Classic Travel Related Services
Trc Building (Holiday Camp)
Station Road, Aurangabad - 431005
Contact Person: Anant Songire

Monument Entry Ticket Charges For Aurangabad Sector:
The Tariff Is As Follows:
Monument Charges -
Bibi Ka Maqbara in Aurangabad - MaharashtraAjanta Caves : USD05
Ellora Caves: USD05
Daultabad Fort: USD02
Bibi ka Maqbara: USD02
Aurangabad Caves: USD02
Entrance Fees for Indian Citizens remains same for both categories of monuments.

Ajanta Caves Are Closed On Monday & Ellora Caves Are Closed On Every Tuesday.


Population: 327,946 (1991 census)
Area: 10107 (district)
Climate: Tropical
Temperature range (deg° c)
Summer: Maximum 34° C
Winter: Minimum is 12° C
Clothing: Cottons in summer and warm woollen wears for winter.
STD Code: 0240/03485


Daulatabad: 13-km
Ellora: 30-km
Khuladabad: 33-km
Paithan: 56-km
Ajanta: 108-km
Jalgaon: 108-km
Ahmadnagar: 112-km
Manmad: 114-km
Shirdhi: 136-km

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