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Aurangabad city lies in the district of Aurangabad, which happens to be in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The literal meaning of Aurangabad is ‘Built by the Throne’, and the city got its name from the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. The town is known for its rich history and culture, making it one of the popular districts in the state of Maharashtra. The city boasts of several historical monuments, which have been enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This city is referred as the city of gates and it can be felt while paying a visit to the city. In the recent past, the city has also been declared as a part of the Tourism Capital of India.

Since the ancient times, the city has been given its due importance for its famous ‘Silk Route’. This route stands as the bridge between the land and sea ports of Asia and Europe. The city is chiefly known for its two beautiful historical structures, Ajanta & Ellora Caves and the great Bibi Ka Maqbara, which marks a landmark over the map of the city. The district Aurangabad lies in the Marathwada region and is known as the fastest growing cities in the world; Aurangabad also confers all the important civic facilities.

Aurangabad travel and tourism is a popular among the Indian and foreign tourists alike and for that the Aurangabad tour packages are a perfect way of exploring the splendor of the destination in Western India.

General facts about Aurangabad
Location: Western India
Language: English, Hindi and Marathi
Climate: Tropical and moderate
Major Attractions: Bibi ka Maqbara, Killa Arak, Naukonda Palace
Ideal Time to Visit: September to April

Tourist sightseeing in Aurangabad
Historically known city has many tourists attractions which attracts the tourist to step in this land over and over again. These attractions include Aurangabad Caves, Baradari Iwaz Khan Aqueduct, Bibi ka Maqbara, Killa Arak, Naukonda Palace, Sunheri Mahal, The Ajanta Caves, The Ellora Caves, Bani Begum Garden, Ghrishneshwar Temple, Cannought, Gul Mandi, Himroo Factory, Daulatabad, Khuldabad.

Climate of Aurangabad
Aurangabad is located in the west side of the nation featuring a semiarid type of climate. Here summers are very hot with quite cold winters. The best time to pay a visit to Aurangabad is during the winter months i.e. from October to February. It receives moderate showers which starts from June and remains there till September.

How to reach Aurangabad

Aurangabad by Air: Aurangabad has its own airport, Chikalthana Airport, which is at a distance of about 10 km from the center of the city connecting with other major cities in India.

Aurangabad by Rail: The nearest Railway Station to Aurangabad is at Manmad, which is 120 km from Aurangabad.

Aurangabad by Road: Aurangabad is well connected to all the major towns in the state.

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