Earlier a part of the Gaya district, Aurangabad is presently an independent district of
Bihar. The city of played a vital role in the freedom struggle of India. The beautiful city
enjoys a great culture and unique identity. It is home to a wide number of tourist
attractions and one can visit here various magnificent temples, historical places and
Islamic religious centers. The place also holds a traditional significance and the
renowned Ayurvedic product; Chyawanprash got its name from 'Chyawan Aashram' of
Aurangabad district. People booking Aurangabad holiday packages have a lot to
explore on their trip.
Tourist Attractions in & around Aurangabad
There are several tourist attractions in Aurangabad district of Bihar that you can visit
during your trip to Aurangabad.
Situated 10 km to the southeast of Aurangabad, Deo is known for its Sun temple. This
15th century old temple is supposed to be built by Bhairvendra Sing, a Chandravanshi
king. The sun temple features a 100 feet tall structure enjoying an umbrella-like top. The
place is filled with thousands of pilgrims during Chhath Puja to worship the Sun God.
Deo Kund is a well-known historic place that serves as one of the key tourist attractions
in Aurangabad. Deo Kund houses an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The
temple is visited by a number of devotees during Shivratri.
It is also an important pilgrim center in the city housing a Vaishnava temple. The
architecture of the temple resembles to the Sun temple of Deo. The temple houses the
deities of Lord Ganesha, Sun God and Lord Shiva.
Being an important Islamic pilgrimage centre of Aurangabad, Amjhar Sharif holds great
religious importance for the visitors and locals. Thousands of Muslims visit this place on
the anniversary of the great saint - Hazrat Saiyadana Mohammad Jilani Amjhari Quadri.
Pawai, Mali and Chandangadh:
These are the locations where you can find the remains of old forts. A visit to these
places can be adventurous experience for archaeologists.
Earlier called as Pritikoota, Piru is a tourist place in Aurangabad that bears some
historical significance. It is the birthplace of Ban Bhatta, a famous poet and the speaker
of King Harshwardhana.
Best Time to Visit Aurangabad
The best season to enjoy Aurangabad vacation is during winter season in months of
October to March. This time is really perfect for exploring the destination. Summer lasts
in Aurangabad between April and June with an average temperature between 26°C and
44°C. Monsoon Season starts in Aurangabad in July and continues till September with
regular rainfall. Winter arrives in November and remains till February where average
temperature remains between 16°C and 28°C making the weather pleasant. This is the
best time for Aurangabad travel.
How to Reach Aurangabad
Aurangabad is a famous district of Bihar and this is the reason, it is well-connected with
rest of India through all means of transportation, including air, rail and road. If you have
plans to go for an Aurangabad trip then get the information about how to reach there
before booking Aurangabad holiday packages.
For traveling to Aurangabad by air, your nearest airport will be Jai Prakash Narayan
Airport in Patna. It is situated at a distance of 134 km from here. The city is connected
with destinations like, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, and few others through all major airlines.
After getting down at the airport, you can take bus or car on rent to reach Aurangabad.
Aurangabad has its own railway station where a number of express and superfast trains
arrive and depart. It is connected to Gaya Railway Station, which is an important station
of Indian railway.
It's fun and pleasant to travel Aurangabad through roads as this city is well connected
with all major cities and towns of Bihar. Cities like Patna, Gaya and Bhojpur are
excellently linked with other places of India.