Bibi ka Maqbura is a well known historical site located in the district of Aurangabad in Maharashtra. This Maqbura was made by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb around the 17th century. It was built in memoriam of Rabia-ud-Daurani, his first wife. It is said that this monument is very similar to Agra's Taj Mahal. It sees a number of domestic as well as international tourists making their way here.
Places to Stay
There are a few good budget hotels in Bibi ka Maqbura. Some of them are Amarpreet Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel President Park (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Key Hotels- Aura (Tariff – Rs. 1000), and Welcome Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official languages of Bibi ka Maqbura are Marathi and Ahirani. Other languages spoken here are Hindi and English.
The important festivals of Bibi ka Maqbura are Ganesh Chaturthi in August, Diwali in November, and Dusshera in October.
Places of Interest
Few places of tourist attraction in Bibi ka Maqbura are Aurangabad (5 km), Grishneshwar (20 km), and Dhule (137 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Chikkalthana Airport (12 km).
The nearest major railway station is the Aurangabad Railway Station (7 km).
Bibi ka Maqbura and Aurangabad are well connected to each other via road. There are several local buses which connect Bibi ka Maqbura to nearby cities like Aurangabad, Jalna, and Mumbai. The nearest bus stand is Aurangabad Bus Station (5 km) from the Maqbura. There are options for tourists to book tickets in advance to reach Bibi ka Maqbura with the help of travel operators like KP Travels or Hindustanth Travels etc. TicketGoose.com offers discount coupons for bus booking to all its customers.