Day 3: Aurangabad Budget Road Trip
Location-1 : Daulatabad Fort (Devgiri Kills)
Climate: mostly cloudy
Daulatabad Fort information:
Daulatabad, also known as Devagiri, is a 12th-century fort, about 16 kilometres.
Considered to be one of the 7 wonders of Maharashtra and a developing tourist spot.
The fort had the following specialities:
1.No separate exit from the fort, only one entrance/exit.
2.No parallel gates.
3.Spikes on the gates.
4.Complex arrangement of entryways, curved walls, false doors.
5.Complex arrangement of entryways, curved walls, false doors.
Location-2 : Ellora Caves
Ellora Caves Fort information:
Ellora caves is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Ellora, also called Verul or Elura, is the short form of the ancient name Elapura.
One of the largest rock-cut monastery-temple cave complexes in the world.
There are over 100 caves at the site, all excavated from the basalt cliffs in the Charanandri Hills, 34 of which are open to public.
Location 3 : Bibi ka Maqbara
Bibi ka Maqbara:
Bibi ka Maqbara a.k.a Tomb of the Lady.
Commissioned in 1660 by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb in the memory of his first and chief wife Dilras Banu Begum.
It bears a striking resemblance to the Taj Mahal.