Named after the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, Aurangabad is one of the most popular heritage destinations in India. Located in the Indian state of Maharashtra, this city is renowned as home to the truly magnificent Ajanta and Ellora Caves. The city was once graced with the 52 grand gates, out of which 13 are still in existence and can be visited, during a trip to Aurangabad. When travelling the city, tourists can also pay a visit to Bibi ka Maqbara- an imitation of the Taj Mahal, explore Aurangabad Caves- famous for their iconography or try bird watching at Salim Ali Lake & Bird Sanctuary. Qila-E-Ark is a magnificent palace in the city that demands attention of every tourist. Besides this, there are more historical monuments like Kali Masjid, Shahganj Masjid and Chowk Masjid flaunt brilliant Islamic style of architecture. Apart from in the architecture, the classical Islamic influence can be clearly seen in the local arts as well, which include Paithani textiles, Mashru and Himroo fabrics, Bidriware and Kaghzipura, famous for their unique aesthetic appeal. Visitors can enjoy the finest of Mughlai and Hyderabadi delicacies here. With unusual heritage sites, authentic Islamic traditions and a plethora of attractions to explore, this city has remained and continues to remain one of the finest tourist destinations in India. To explore this city in a comfortable manner, travellers can book a cheap travel package from MakeMyTrip.