Bibi Ka Maqbara

Aurangabad, MH - 431004

Type: Landmarks
0240 240 0620
  • Shaikh Faizan
    Shaikh Faizan
  • Dilip Khandala
    Dilip Khandala
  • Bhaskar Sharma
    Bhaskar Sharma
  • Akshaya Kumar sahoo
    Akshaya Kumar sahoo
  • Rahul Gawale
    Rahul Gawale
  • Gaurav Tribhuvan
    Gaurav Tribhuvan
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    mahesh holla
  • Terzopoulos, Christos
    Terzopoulos, Christos
  • Deen Duniya
    Deen Duniya

Bibi Ka Maqbara, located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India, is a mausoleum built in the 17th century by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb's son, Prince Azam Shah, in memory of his mother, Dilras Banu Begum. Often referred to as the "Mini Taj Mahal" or the "Taj of the Deccan," Bibi Ka Maqbara bears a striking resemblance to the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra, although on a smaller scale.

Constructed between 1651 and 1661, Bibi Ka Maqbara reflects the Mughal architectural style, with intricate designs, delicate carvings, and exquisite ornamentation. The mausoleum is built predominantly using white marble, with intricate stucco work and floral motifs adorning its walls and domes.

The central structure of Bibi Ka Maqbara houses the tomb of Dilras Banu Begum, while the surrounding complex includes a mosque, a garden, fountains, and pavilions. The main mausoleum is topped with a marble dome adorned with exquisite floral patterns and surrounded by four minarets, creating a majestic and serene ambiance.

Despite being inspired by the Taj Mahal, Bibi Ka Maqbara has its unique charm and character. It reflects a blend of Persian and Indian architectural influences, with elements of Deccani craftsmanship evident in its design and decoration.

Bibi Ka Maqbara is not only a significant historical and architectural landmark but also holds emotional and cultural significance as a symbol of love and devotion. It stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of the Mughal Empire in the Deccan region and continues to attract tourists and visitors from around the world who come to marvel at its beauty and craftsmanship.

Besides this landmark, there are two more landmarks listed in Aurangabad. There's also six attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Bibi Ka Maqbara on the map above. If you need any other information on Bibi Ka Maqbara that is not listed here, please call 0240 240 0620 or visit their website.

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