Aurangabad is a city of historic importance in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The city boasts of several tourist attractions Bibi ka Maqbara, Panchakki and Aurangabad caves. The city attracts many national and international tourists on account of proximity to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites- Ajanta and Ellora caves. Aurangabad is home to beautiful handloom silk weaves such as Paithani sarees and Himroo shawls. The Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University (BAMU) situated in Aurangabad, makes it a prominent centre of education.
Aurangabad is well connected by road, rail and air to most major cities in India.
Aurangabad airport (IXU) has outgoing flights to New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. Flights are operated by most major airlines such as Air India, Indigo and SpiceJet.
Several quality options for accommodation can be found in the city. Most prominent of them are: