Bibi ka Maqbara


The monument Bibi Ka Maqbara was built in 1679 AD by Aurangzeb’s son. He built it in memory of his mother Rabia. Ata Ullah was the architect and he based the design on the Taj Mahal. Aurangzeb's son Azan Shah has built as a tribute to his mother Begum Rabia Durani, Bibi ka Maqbara is the most visited attraction in aurangabad city. The elegant structure and exquisite marble carvings make the locals to call it twin Taj Mahal. The entire structure in not in marble.

The memorial is built of sandstone with plastered walls and has a marble dome. It has an flowery wall around with an entrance which provides the best view of the memorial. The enclosure of the tomb is made of marble and is octagonal.

The entry fee for Indians is Rs 10 and foreigners it is Rs 100. The visitors are allowed to visit the monument from 8 am to 6 pm.

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