Tomb of RabiaDurani (Bibi KaMaqbara)

The entrance is lined with gushing fountains and lush green trees which offer tourists a serene atmosphere to relax in. The gates are crafted out of brass and filigree woodwork and showcase excellent craftsmanship. The entire structure has 4 high minarets topped with red stones quite like the Taj Mahal.

The walls are carved out to be octagonal marble latticework. In the center is the grave of the late Rabia Durani also known as Dilras Banu Begum. The grave is fixed inside a marble tomb with a plinth raised to bolster its positon. Enclosed with marble up to the dado level, a fine plaster covers the basaltic trap that showcases stucco decorations.

The mausoleum is built on a raised marble platform with staircases to it from 3 sides. However, after the entire structure was built, the west side was enclosed with a mosque built by Nizam Shah. Every October, MTDC hosts the Bibi Ka Maqbara festival that is graced by locals and tourists alike. The mausoleum is also one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.

# The timings of Bibi Ka Maqbara are from 6 am to 6 pm on all days of the week.
Additional Info: There are some other monuments in Aurangabad which you can visit like the Aurangabad Caves, Daulatabad Fort, Ellora Caves, Ajanta Caves. Do check the opening hours of the various places before heading out.

# The Bibi Ka Maqbara address is Begumpura, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431004.
Additional Info:The location of Bibi Ka Maqbara is quite close to some of the hotels near Bibi ka Maqbara like Hotel Family Inn, Vivanta by Taj, 7 Apple Hotels, Hotel Yash Executive, Hotel Alankarm and Hotel Krishna Inn.

# The Bibi ka Maqbara entry fee for Indian and SAARC and BIMSTEC visitors is Rs. 15 while foreign visitors pay a ticket price of Rs. 200.
Additional Info:There a few things to do in Aurangabad like visiting the enchanting Ajanta and Ellora caves, taking a small tour of the Siddharth garden, and visiting the valley of Sufi saints for a truly historical experience.

# You can buy Bibi Ka Maqbara tickets online from Yatra.com. Bookings and tickets can be availed for over 140 monuments of India, so book tickets online to save yourself from standing in queues.

Did You Know

* Bibi Ka Maqbara is also known as “The Taj of the Deccan” due to its remarkable resemblance to the Taj Mahal.

* It was designed by Ata-ullah who was Ustad Ahmad Lahauri’s son, the lead designer of the world famous Taj Mahal.

About Tomb of RabiaDurani (Bibi KaMaqbara)

The entrance is lined with gushing fountains and lush green trees which offer tourists a serene atmosphere to relax in. The gates are crafted out of brass and filigree woodwork and showcase excellent craftsmanship. The entire structure has 4 high minarets topped with red stones quite like the Taj Mahal.

The walls are carved out to be octagonal marble latticework. In the center is the grave of the late Rabia Durani also known as Dilras Banu Begum. The grave is fixed inside a marble tomb with a plinth raised to bolster its positon. Enclosed with marble up to the dado level, a fine plaster covers the basaltic trap that showcases stucco decorations.

The mausoleum is built on a raised marble platform with staircases to it from 3 sides. However, after the entire structure was built, the west side was enclosed with a mosque built by Nizam Shah. Every October, MTDC hosts the Bibi Ka Maqbara festival that is graced by locals and tourists alike. The mausoleum is also one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.

# The timings of Bibi Ka Maqbara are from 6 am to 6 pm on all days of the week.
Additional Info: There are some other monuments in Aurangabad which you can visit like the Aurangabad Caves, Daulatabad Fort, Ellora Caves, Ajanta Caves. Do check the opening hours of the various places before heading out.

# The Bibi Ka Maqbara address is Begumpura, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431004.
Additional Info:The location of Bibi Ka Maqbara is quite close to some of the hotels near Bibi ka Maqbara like Hotel Family Inn, Vivanta by Taj, 7 Apple Hotels, Hotel Yash Executive, Hotel Alankarm and Hotel Krishna Inn.

# The Bibi ka Maqbara entry fee for Indian and SAARC and BIMSTEC visitors is Rs. 15 while foreign visitors pay a ticket price of Rs. 200.
Additional Info:There a few things to do in Aurangabad like visiting the enchanting Ajanta and Ellora caves, taking a small tour of the Siddharth garden, and visiting the valley of Sufi saints for a truly historical experience.

# You can buy Bibi Ka Maqbara tickets online from Yatra.com. Bookings and tickets can be availed for over 140 monuments of India, so book tickets online to save yourself from standing in queues.

Did You Know

* Bibi Ka Maqbara is also known as “The Taj of the Deccan” due to its remarkable resemblance to the Taj Mahal.

* It was designed by Ata-ullah who was Ustad Ahmad Lahauri’s son, the lead designer of the world famous Taj Mahal.

Monument Information

Address

Begumpura, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431004

How To Reach

  • Nearest Airport :Lal Aurangabad Chikkalthana Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station :Aurangabad Railway Station
  • Nearest Bus Station : Aurangabad Central Bus Station

Opening Hours

  • Opening Time : 06:00:00 am
  • Closing Time :06:00:00 pm

Weather

  • Monsoon : Maximum: 25 Minimum: 20

    Summer : Maximum: 43 Minimum: 24

    Winter : Maximum: 25 Minimum: 10

    Recommended Season to Visit : Winter Season (October to March)

Facilities available At the Monument

  • Photography

Contact Details

  • Dr. Dilip Kumar Khamari
  • Phone: 0240-2400620, 0240-2400602
  • E-mail: Circleaur.asi@gmail.com

Ticket Information

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable.
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • The Monument is open for visitors between sunrise and sunset.
  • Visitor shall be required to show photo identity proof in original at the entry to the monument.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.
INDIAN Visitor:
Total ₹ 25
₹ 25 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
FOREIGNER Visitor:
Total ₹ 300
₹ 300 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
SAARC Visitor:
Total ₹ 25
₹ 25 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
BIMSTEC Visitor:
Total ₹ 25
₹ 25 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax

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