Best Places To Visit In Aurangabad With Friends!

Written By

Gopika VC

Aurangabad, one of the most crowded cities in Maharashtra, is a popular tourist destination that attracts people from all over the country. Well-known for being the "City of Gates".

One of the most popular places to visit in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, is the Ajanta Caves. In the Ajanta Caves, there are nearly 30 Buddhist cave memorials that were cut into the rock.

Ajanta Caves


Ellora Caves is a must-see destination near Aurangabad. The cave was built by the Buddhist Rashtrakuta dynasty and the Jain Yadavs. It is situated 29 km from the city center.

Ellora Caves


The Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum is enthusiastic about the life and impact of the brave, legendary Maratha warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum


Bibi Ka Maqbara is one of the oldest sites in Aurangabad and is a replica of the famous love symbol Taj Mahal. Prince Azam Shah, built it to honor Begum Rabia Durani.

Bibi Ka Maqbara


The Daulatabad Fort is an ancient structure that sticks horrifyingly from the surrounding beautiful vegetation. Located 15 kilometers from the city of Aurangabad

Daulatabad Fort


During the Mughal Period, Salim Ali Lake was known as Khiziri Talab; it was later renamed after naturalist Salim Ali, widely known as the Birdman of India.

Salim Ali Lake


Bani Begum Garden is a must-see in Aurangabad. The garden is named for Bani Begum, Aurangzeb's daughter-in-law whose tomb lies there.

Bani Begum Garden


The Pitalkhora Caves are an ancient rock-cut cave from the second century BCE and one of the finest examples of Buddhist architecture throughout India.

Pitalkhora Caves


Maqbara of Zainuddin Shirzai is well-known for its rich history and devoted saints.

Zainuddin Shirzai’s Maqbara


The Lonar Crater Lake in the Buldhana district of Maharashtra is another one of the must-visit locations close to Aurangabad. 

Lonar Crater Lake


Soneri Mahal in Aurangabad is the current location of the Ajanta and Ellora cave festivals. Soneri Mahal is 2 km from Bibi Ka Maqbara and 6 km from Aurangabad Railway Station.

Sunehri Mahal