Aurangabad has been rightly declared the ‘Tourism Capital of Maharashtra’ as the city is brimming with fascinating sights for tourists to see and explore. From the prehistoric caves of Ajanta and Ellora to the age-old Grisheshwar Temple, there are numerous tourist places in Aurangabad and around the city to keep the visitors occupied. Exploring historical places like Aurangabad Caves, Bibi-Ka-Maqbara, Panchakki and Daulatabad Fort also counts among the best things to do when in this city. Those seeking adventure can head to the Siddharth Garden and Zoo or Salim Ali Lake to indulge in some exciting activities.
Soneri Mahal, Himayat Bagh, Hazur Sahib Nanded, and Naukhanda Palace are some of the hidden gems that must also be explored if you want to experience the essence of Aurangabad.
Besides its fair share of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and other tourist attractions, Aurangabad is a must-visit for its shopping scene. Paithani sarees, Himroo weaves and handloom fabrics like Mashru and Kimkhab are some of the best buys from Aurangabad’s Gulmandi and Connaught Market.
Enjoy delicious food after a shopping spree at restaurants such as Green Leaf, Bhoj and Yalla Yalla or head to KA Lounge to experience Aurangabad’s nightlife at its best. With so much to do in Aurangabad, it makes for a perfect weekend getaway from nearby cities like Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Nasik.