Bibi Ka Maqbara is a beautiful sepulcher located in Aurangabad. Maintained by Archeological Survey of India, and it is one of the historic places to visit in Aurangabad.
Bibi Ka Maqbara was erected by Azam Shah, the son of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb to commemorate his mother Dilras Banu Begum posthumously who was titled as Rabia-ul-Daurani. This mausoleum is a resemblance to the world famous Taj Mahal in Agra. So the mausoleum is also known as Mini Taj of the Deccan or the Dakkhani Taj. The mausoleum is a very popular attraction and the monument along with the backdrop of the mountain ranges providing a scenic backdrop.
The Jayakwadi Dam is an earthen dam built across the sacred Godavari River at village called Jayakwadi in the Paithantaluka of Aurangabad district of Maharashtra. It is one of the largest earthen dams in Asia & Maharshatra.
Jayakwadi venture is used mainly to irrigate agricultural land of drought-prone in Marathwada district. Other important purpose was to provide water for drinking and industrial usage to nearby towns and villages, industrial areas and other rural purposes of Aurangabad and Jalna. Jayakwadi Dam is surrounded by the lush forest that becomes a hub for the migratory bird especially amid the monsoon season and is one of the best tourist spots to visit in Aurangabad.
Daulatabad 'The city of fortune' name was given by the Mohammed bin Tughluq, the sultan of Delhi. It was once known as Devagiri city. Daulatabad fort is a magnificent 12th century fortress standing atop a hill, lies 11 km north-west of Aurangabad and it few km away from the famous Ellora Caves. It is one of the ancient fortification in Maharashtra with fine architecture that rises formidably from the midst of verdant greenery.
A casual visit will take 2 hours and a lot of walking and climb of steps are involved if you plan to visit to the top of the fort located on a hill. It is one of the best historical and mus visit tourist place in Aurangabad.
The Aurangabad caves basically are 12 Buddhist shrines, which are prominent examples of the famed rock-cut architecture in India. The Aurangabad Caves were carved out of comparatively soft basalt rock during the 6th and 7th century. The symbolism is crafted by Hinduism Tantric. These caves sport a variety of images including an early type of Buddhist monastery, sculptures of Buddha supported by Ganesha and forms of barely clad and bejeweled women.
At a short distance from the popular ancient caves of Aurangabad, the ones at Ajanta and Ellora have received stellar attention. Tourists can visit between August-October to experience the beauty of the caves washed with rain.