Tourist Places

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Daulatabad Fort

Daulatabad (190 57’ N; 750 15’ E) is located at a distance of 2 km from Shelke mama Dhaba and 15 km northwest of Aurangabad, the district headquarters and midway to Ellora group of caves. Daulatabad or ‘the abode of wealth’ was the name given by Muhammad-bin-Tughluq when he made his capital here in A.D. 1327. The ancient name being ‘Devagiri’ or ‘Deogiri’ meaning ‘Hill of Gods’ under the Yadavas of Deogiri. The Yadavas were initially ruling under the Chalukyas of Kalyani over region of modern Dhulia and Nasik districts with their capital at Chandradityapura (modern Chandor, Nasik district).

Bhangsi mata gad

Bhangsi mata gad is located at a distance of 2 km from Shelke mama Dhaba.While ascending on the banks of Bhangasi, there is a cave carved in a small area on the bottom right side of the gathamatha. After completion of the cemetery, complete steps are taken from the end of the cement. After climbing these stairs, we enter our fort from the north entrance door, which is carved in the wall.The command of the entrance is destroyed. On the left side of the entrance are the remains of the walls. After entering the entrance to the fort, the Chinchola Gatematha is seen from East-West.

Ellora Caves

Ellora Caves is located at a distance of 13 km from Shelke mama Dhaba.Ellora, in Maharashtra, India, is one of the largest rock-cut monastery-temple cave complexes in the world, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, featuring Buddhist, Hindu and Jain monuments, and artwork, dating from the 600-1000 CE period.Cave 16, in particular, features the largest single monolithic rock excavation in the world, the Kailasha temple, a chariot shaped monument dedicated to Shiva. The Kailasha temple excavation also features the gods, goddesses, and mythologies found in Vaishnavism, Shaktism as well as relief panels summarizing the two major Hindu Epics.

Bhadra Maruti Temple

Bhadra Maruti Temple, is located at a distance of 11 km from Shelke mama Dhaba.Bhadra Maruti Temple, Khultabad is a temple dedicated to the Hindu deity Hanuman, located at Khuldabad, near Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The temple is located four kilometers from the Ellora caves.At this temple, the idol of Hanuman is portrayed in a reclining or sleeping posture.It is one of only three places where Hanuman is represented in a sleeping posture. The second noted place is a temple on the banks of Yamuna at Allahabad and Uttar Pradesh and the third is at Jam Sawali, Madhya Pradesh.

Bibi ka maqbara

Bibi ka maqbara, is located at a distance of 9 km from Shelke mama Dhaba.The Bibi Ka Maqbara is a tomb located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India. It was commissioned by Aurangzeb's Son Azam in the memory of his Mother Dilras Banu Begum.It bears a striking resemblance to the famous Taj Mahal,the mausoleum of Aurangzeb's mother, Mumtaz Mahal. It is notable that Aurangzeb never raised monumental edifices during his half-a-century reign.

Siddharth Garden

Siddharth Garden, is located at a distance of 9 km from Shelke mama Dhaba.Set in the heart of Aurangabad city, Siddharth Garden is a beautiful garden, well-known for housing a wide variety of trees and shrubs. Covering a large area, the garden is a popular picnic spot of the city. The garden is popular among nature lovers, joggers and photographers. The garden is beautifully designed and very well-maintained, which allures tourists from all over the city and the country. Colorful flowers, majestic trees and picture perfect lawns are the main highlights of the garden. There is a small aquarium in the garden, where you can find variety of fishes. There is also a zoo in the garden where you can find a number of wild animals like tigers, lions, leopards, Civet cats, snakes (snake house), crocodiles, emu, fox, deer, hyena and more.
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