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Aurangabad is a city with about 1 million inhabitants in the north part of Maharashtra. It is a dusty city with lots of traffic, but it is anyway a good base for exploring the caves in Ajanta and Ellora and the fort in Daulatabad.
Daulatabad was founded in 1610 and the city got its name from the Moghal Emperor Aurangazeb who made it his capital in 1653. Aurangabad is supposed to mean Built by the throne. But in 1763 the capital was moved to Hyderabad and the glory of Aurangabad was diminished significantly.
It is easy to reach Aurangabad. There is an airport and a railway station ( I left by plane and arrived by train from Mumbai). And many major roads lead to Aurangabad.
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