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Address: Near Bhingar, Ahmednagar, India

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Bit of Confusion - Aurangzeb's Tomb is in Khultabad, Aurangabad

Emperor Aurangzeb's Tomb is in the town of Khultabad / Khuldabad which is in Aurangabad Distrist & Not in Ahmadnagar. Khultabad is On the way to Ellora caves from Aurangabad.

Reviewed September 7, 2016
Rohit B
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Pondicherry
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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35 reviews
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Reviewed November 13, 2016

This place is located on the way when going to Auranagbad to Ellora ,Just 5 kms before Ellora . Average visit.

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Pondicherry
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

Emperor Aurangzeb's Tomb is in the town of Khultabad / Khuldabad which is in Aurangabad Distrist & Not in Ahmadnagar. Khultabad is On the way to Ellora caves from Aurangabad.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed February 25, 2016

Aurangzeb, chose a simple unmarked speace at the dargh or shrine of Sheikh Zainuddin Shirazi, his spiritual mentor, as his final resting place. It is said that he embroidered prayer caps and penned copies of the holy Quran to earn money to pay for his burial. It is a very simple open-to-sky cenotaph in Khuldabad. The grave was covered with... More 

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Ahmednagar, India
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Reviewed September 15, 2015

Its not Aurangzebs Tomb, the name is Salabat Khan 's tomb./ Chand BIbi Ka Makhbara Great architecture. You can have a birds eye view of the Ahmednagar city and see lot of water bodies in various near by village. I have taken lot of my friends from India and abroad and they were intrigued by the architecture and the maut... More 

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Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
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Reviewed June 2, 2015

This place is about 5 kms from Ellora caves and consists of the tomb of Mughal Emperor "Aurangzeb". You can just pay a visit to it while going from Aurangabad to Ellora

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed March 28, 2015

Short visit will suffice. A tomb of great emperor long long gone! I feel its strictly for the history buffs!

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Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
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Reviewed June 5, 2014

it may not have any attracting features for eye. But it shows the humbleness of Emperor Aurangzeb and his respect to his Guru.

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Thank Soundararajan J
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

We stopped for just 15 min to see the grave of Aurangzeb, a modest grave in the shrine of his guru, a Sufi saint. His son is buried nearby at the same site. Worth a short visit--- given his role in history.

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