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Monday, 7 September 2015

Bibi ka maqbara in Aurangabad

  Raj Thakkar       Monday, 7 September 2015
Bibi ka maqbara is located at Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India. It is one of the Historical Places of India. In 1678, Azam Shah who was son of Aurangzeb had built this historical building in memory of his mother Dilras Banu Begum. If we talk about architecture then it is very similar to one of the 7 wonders of the World The Taj Mahal. Very often Bibi Ka Maqbara is compared with Taj Mahal and hence it is also named as Dakkhani Taj(Taj of Deccan). 

Bibi ka Maqbara
Persian who was also called Ustad - Ata - Ullah was a chief architecture of This Bibi Ka Maqbara building. He has tried to reproduce The Taj Mahal but somehow we can not see the beauty which we can see in the Taj Mahal. Overall it looks like a Taj Mahal but when we compare both monuments then we can see that Bibi ka Maqbara is a poor imitation of Taj Mahal.

Opening Hours of Bibi ka Maqbara

-This place opens everyday for 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Entry Fees for Bibi ka Maqbara

-For domestic adults it charges Rs. 5 per person.
-For foreigners it charges Rs. 100 per person.
-It is a basic charge which you must give and you may charge extra for camera or any other things.

Sanctum with the tomb of Dilras Banu Begum
Maharashtra Tourist Development Corporation(MTDC) organizes a fair in every October as  Bibi ka Maqbara festival. You can easily reach to Aurangabad by road, Air or train. For accommodation, there are many hotels available in Aurangabad. So friends above is the information about Bibi ka Maqbara. I hope this information is helpful to all of you. If you go to aurangabad then must take a visit to Bibi Ka Maqbara. if anyone has already visited this place then please share your reviews about this Bibi ka Maqbara in comment box which will help to other readers. Have a nice day.

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