Heritage of Aurangabad
Aurangabad is truly the pride of Maharashtra. It enjoys immense historic and cultural importance. Recently, it was fittingly crowned, ” The Tourism Capital of Maharashtra”. The highlights of the city are the giant gates that were built centuries ago.Therefore, it is also popularly known as the City of Gates.
With numerous heritage delights to stories of monarchies and forts undefeated, the city’s architecture and elaborate art work is awe inspiring. The City is close to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Ajanta and Ellora. Ajanta, known for its narrative murals and paintings, dates back to 2nd Century to 6th Century BCE. Ellora, one of the most fascinating archaeological sites in Maharashtra, dates back to over 1,500 years ago, is the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture. These monuments are counted in some of the earliest and most elaborate Buddhist, Jain and Hindu artwork. The historic City of Aurangabad itself was established in year 1610 AD showcases numerous architectural wonders such as the Bibi ka Maqbara and Panchakki. These enriching stories from the past bind the soul of today shaping a unique culture and lifestyle and offering discerning tourists a wide gamut of hospitality.
Even when it comes to comes to business & industries, Aurangabad is ahead of game. It is one of the fastest developing cities in Maharashtra, brimming with commercial opportunities. With the new Make in India initiative, the multifaceted city is paving the way for a new era of development. It is well connected with the rest of the state via rail, road & air. There has never been a better time to Make in Aurangabad.