Aurangabad is commonly referred to as the “Tourism Capital of Maharashtra”. It is the fifth largest city in Maharashtra and has been a hub for tourists and surveyors. Aurangabad was under the radar during the entire Mughal rule, it was only when Aurangzeb made it his capital did it attain the limelight and several palaces and forts were built in this brief period. Aurangabad is home to the world famous and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Ajanta and Ellora Caves, as well as other important monuments. Over the years, Aurangabad has seen rapid industrial growth but it continues to retain its past charm and heritage. The best time visit Aurangabad is in the weather season. Although, Aurangabad has a temperate climate throughout the year, it can get quite hot and humid during the summer months. Aurangabad is a well connected city. It lies in the centre of the state of Maharashtra and hence is at a close distance to all the major cities here. It is also connected to other major states by road, railway, and an airport, hence getting to Aurangabad will not be an issue. Aurangabad is a tourist city and hence there are a dearth of hotels to choose from here. Moreover, most of the hotels are located close to the major modes of transport and the centre of the city. If you’re looking for budget hotels in Aurangabad, you could have a look at one of the newly launched Treebo properties that come with the standard basic amenities and a clean hygienic environment. These budget hotels in Aurangabad come with complimentary breakfast, free Wifi, air-conditioned rooms, cosy beds with fresh and clean linen, and complimentary toiletries amongst others. One can also book any one of our budget hotels in Aurangabad. There is much to see and explore in Aurangabad and the top of most people’s itinerary is definitely the Ajanta and Ellora Caves. The Ajanta caves were built by the Buddhist monks and were discovered in the 19th century and they depict stories of Buddhism spanning from 200 B.C.- 650A.D. The Ellora Caves represent three faiths, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism and there are caves dedicated to each. Both these caves have been recognized as World Heritage Sites. Grishneshwar Temple is half a km from the Ellora Caves and is an 18th century temple that forms one of the five Jyotirlinga sites in Maharashtra. Other attractions include Daulatabad, Bibi ka Maqbara, Panchakki and Aurangabad Caves.
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