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Tourist Attractions In Aurangabad

Tourist Attractions In Aurangabad

Ajanta Caves - The Ajanta Caves are 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 CE in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India.

Ajanta Caves Aurangabad

The caves include paintings and rock-cut sculptures described as among the finest surviving examples of ancient Indian art, particularly expressive paintings that present emotion through gesture, pose and form.

Ellora Caves Aurangabad

Ellora Caves - Ellora caves is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India. It is one of the largest rock-cut monastery-temple cave complexes in the world, featuring Buddhist, Hindu and Jain monuments, and artwork, dating from the 600–1000 CE period. Cave 16, in particular, features the largest single monolithic rock excavation in the world, the Kailasha temple, a chariot shaped monument dedicated to Shiva. The Kailasha temple excavation also features sculptures depicting the gods, goddesses and mythologies found in Vaishnavism, Shaktism as well as relief panels summarizing the two major Hindu Epics.

Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple - Grishneshwar temple, sometimes referred to as the Ghrneshwar or Dhushmeshwar temple, is one of the shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva that is referenced in the Shiva Purana. The word Ghrneshwara means "lord of compassion". The temple is an important pilgrimage site in the Shaiva tradition of Hinduism, which considers it as the last or twelfth Jyotirlinga (linga of light).[4] This pilgrimage site is located in Ellora (also called Verul), less than a kilometer from Ellora Caves – a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is about 30 kilometres (19 miles) north-west of the city of Aurangabad, and about 300 kilometres (190 miles) east-northeast from Mumbai.

Bibi Ka Maqbara Aurangabad

Bibi Ka Maqbara - The Bibi Ka Maqbara is a tomb located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India. It was commissioned in 1660 by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb in the memory of his first and chief wife Dilras Banu Begum (posthumously known as Rabia-ud-Daurani) and is considered to be a symbol of Aurangzeb's 'conjugal fidelity'. It bears a striking resemblance to the Taj Mahal, the mausoleum of Aurangzeb's mother, Mumtaz Mahal.

Daulatabad Fort

Daulatabad Fort - Daulatabad, also known as Devagiri, is a 12th-century fort city in Maharashtra state of India, about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) northwest of Aurangabad. The place was originally named Devagiri when it was an important uplands city along caravan routes (ca. sixth century AD), but the intervening centuries have reduced it to a village. However it is also considered to be one of the seven wonders of Maharashtra and a developing tourist spot.


Aurangabad Caves

Aurangabad Caves - The Aurangabad caves are twelve rock-cut Buddhist shrines located on a hill running roughly east to west, close to the city of Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The first reference to the Aurangabad Caves is in the great chaitya of Kanheri Caves. The Aurangabad Caves were dug out of comparatively soft basalt rock during the 6th and 7th century.

Siddharth Garden and Zoo

Siddharth Garden and Zoo - is a park and zoo situated in near of the central bus station in Aurangabad. This is the only zoo in Marathwada region. There are various types of animals and birds. The name of "Siddhartha" has been kept on the name of Gautama Buddha.

Jayakwadi Dam

Jayakwadi Dam - The harsh project is one of the largest irrigation projects in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a multipurpose project. The water is mainly used to irrigate agricultural land in the drought-prone Marathwada Region region of the state. It also provides water for drinking and industrial usage to nearby towns and villages and to the municipalities and industrial areas of Aurangabad and Jalna district. The surrounding area of the dam has a garden and a bird sanctuary.

Gates in Aurangabad

Gates in Aurangabad - One of the things that made Aurangabad stand out from several other medieval cities in India was its 52 "gates", each of which had a local history or had individuals linked with it. Aurangabad is known as the "City of Gates".

Salim Ali Lake

Salim Ali Lake - Salim Ali Lake is located near Delhi Gate, one of the many Gates in Aurangabad, opposite Himayat Bagh, Aurangabad. It is located in the northern part of the city. During the Mughal period, it was known as Khiziri Talab. It has been renamed after the great ornithologist, naturalist Salim Ali and also known as birdman of India. The office of Divisional Commissioner Aurangabad division is located near it, so is the collector's office of Aurangabad District.

Prozone Mall Aurangabad 
Location : API Rd, MIDC Industrial Area, Chilkalthana, Aurangabad,
1800-1020-392
info@prozoneintu.com
Website : http://prozonemalls.com/aurangabad.html

Prozone Mall Aurangabad

Prozone Mall was one of the largest and the first horizontally designed shopping mall in India.  It has over 1 million square feet of retail space and ushers in the concept of modern retailing in Aurangabad.

H2O Water Park
Location : NH 211 Daultabad – Ellora Road, 13 Kms Stone , Aurangabad – M.S, INDIA
CONTACT : +91 93 25 26 27 77 (10:00 AM – 06:00 PM; Sunday - Saturday)
Email : h2owaterpark@gmail.com
Website : www.h2owaterpark.com


H2O Waterpark is owned and managed by Deogiri Resorts Pvt Ltd. Being the only Waterpark in Marathwada and City of Aurangabad, H2O is aesthetically located in the valley of Daulatabad overlooking the famous Devgiri Fort and enroute to the gateway of the world famous Ellora caves. 
The Waterpark is spread over 14 acres of land and is located 13 kms on the Aurangabad Ellora Tourism Gateway. Set at Daulatabad, H2O Waterpark has thick foliage, palms and coconut grooves.

Bhadra Maruti Temple

Bhadra Maruti Temple - Bhadra Maruti Temple, Khultabad is a temple dedicated to the Hindu deity Hanuman, located at Khuldabad, near Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The temple is located four kilometers from the Ellora Caves. At this temple, the idol of Hanuman is portrayed in a reclining or sleeping posture. It is one of only three places where Hanuman is represented in a sleeping posture.

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