Named after the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, Aurangabad is tagged as the Tourism Capital of Maharashtra. The city boasts of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves and other historical monuments such as Bibi Ka Maqbara and Panchakki. Some of the city’s most popular tourist attractions include Tomb of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, Jain Temple, Chini Mahal, Sunheri Mahal, Pithalkhora Caves and Valley of the Sufi Saints.
Aurangabad is known as highly industrialized and cosmopolitan city.
When it comes to connectivity, Aurangabad is well-connected to other major Indian cities by air, road and rail.
Aurangabad Airport connects the city to all major parts of the country. It has connecting flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad. From the airport, buses and cabs are easily available to all major tourist places of the city.
Aurangabad is well conected by major highways like NH211, Aurangabad-Pune highway, upcoming Samruddhi highway etc.City is served by two bus stations namely Central Bus station and CIDCO bus station, located around 6 km away from each other. Both government and private buses, operate daily services, thereby connecting the city to other major Indian cities by road.
Aurangabad railway station has good rail connectivity with Mumbai, Hyderabad, delhi, Shirdi, Nasik, Pune, Amritsar, Madurai, Bhopal, Chennai, Rajkot etc. Regular trains to Aurangabad are available from all major railway stations across the country