The gateway to the majestic Ajanta and Ellora caves, Aurangabad is truly a traveler’s paradise. Just 300 km away from Mumbai, this place is an important tourist destination of Maharashtra. The city has been an important stronghold of the Satavahana, Tughlaq, and Mughal dynasty.
Located in the Deccan Plateau, the city has been an important strategic location for military campaigns. Probably, that is the reason why so many dynasties tried to capture the city. Aurangabad is also an important center of pilgrimage for Hindus, especially for Grishneswar temple. Apart from that, the city is well-known for its multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites, like Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Daulatabad Fort, and so on.
Aurangabad’s culture and heritage are heavily influenced by Hyderabadi culture. In the language, food, as well as the lifestyle reflects a bit of Nizami heritage. But, that’s not all. Marathwada or Dakhni culture is another component of Aurangabad’s diverse heritage.
Come, visit this historical local and get mesmerized by its cultural diversity.