Aurangabad

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Home to the world famous Ajanta & Ellora caves, Aurangabad gets a lot of international as well as domestic tourists throughout the year. Founded by Emperor Aurangzeb in 1610, the city is a fine example of India’s rich culture as well as modern development. Lying along the right back of river Kham, Aurangabad is also the district headquarters and hence an important city by all means. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum and Sunheri Mahal are some of the must places to visit besides the Ajanta & Ellora caves in Aurangabad. For those who would love to spend some time in the green environs, the Bani Begum Gardens is the place to be.

Eating Out!

Bhoj, Near Varad Ganesh Mandir is one of the oldest restaurants in the city that serves thaali.

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Ellora Caves are the famous rock cut caves that depict the Hindu, Buddhist and Jain faiths. Ellora Caves are listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Shopping

Aurangabad is famous for shopping and the place is known for its woven Himroo shawls, Mashru and Kimkhab weaves. It is also famous for Paithani sarees and semi precious stones available in rough, polished and jewellery form. Bidri ware, and old coins dating back to the Mughal period are also available.

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