Monuments from Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

This post is mostly a photographic presentation of monuments from Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.

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Delhi Gate

Aurangabad is a city in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the administrative headquarters of Aurangabad district and is the largest city in the Marathwada region.

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Roshan Gate

Located on a hilly upland terrain in the Deccan Traps, Aurangabad is the fourth-most populous urban area in Maharashtra.

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Soneli Mahal

The city is also a popular tourism hub, with tourist destinations like the Ajanta and Ellora caves lying on its outskirts, both of which have been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1983.

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Panchakki

Other tourist attractions include the Bibi Ka Maqbara, Aurangabad Caves, Daulatabad Fort, Grishneshwar Temple, Jama Mosque, Himayat Bagh, Panchakki and Salim Ali Lake.

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Bibi ka Maqbara

Historically, there were 52 Gates in Aurangabad, some of them extant, because of which Aurangabad is nicknamed as the “City of Gates”.

(Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurangabad)

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Mecca Gate

(Important Note: ALL photographs of this article added to the sourced texts by NovoScriptorium after kind courtesy of our friend Ben Lee – ALL photographs originally taken by Ben Lee)

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