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Sights to See in Aurangabad – Ajanta & Ellora

While in Aurangabad in Maharastra, do not miss the Ajanta and Ellora caves. They are a world heritage site and are undoubedly, one of the finest examples of ancient rock sculptors.

Apart from the caves, there are some worthwhile places that you can visit here.

Sights to See

1.Aurangabad Caves

Buddhist chapels and monasteries, which are known for their sculpture. Open: Sunrise to Sunset

2.Bibi Ka Maqbara

Mausoleum of Rabia Durrani, wife of Aurangzeb modelled on the Taj Mahal. Open from Sunrise to 2200 hrs.

3.State Archaeology Museum

4.H2O Water Park, Near Daulatabad Fort

Tel: 2615681

5.Panchaki

An intriguing water mill dating back to the 17th century. Open from Sunrise to 2000 hrs

6.Siddharth Garden & Zoo

A famous picnic spot. Timings: 0900 – 2000 hrs.

Daily one show at 18.25 hrs only. Garden is open all days. Zoo & Musical fountains closed on Tuesdays.

7.Museums

History Museum of Dr. B.A. Marathwada University

Timings: 1030 hrs. – 1700 hrs. (Closed on 2nd & 4th Sat./Sun.& Public Holdiays)

8.Sonehri Mahal

9.Shivaji Museum

Tel: 2334087. Timings: 1030 hrs to 1330 hrs, 1400 hrs to 1800 hrs

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