The closest city from Daulatabad is Aurangabad. It is considered to be one of the important cities in this region of India. Known to attract innumerable domestic and international tourists, the city is known for housing two very important world heritage sites such as the Ajanta and ElloraCaves. Founded in 1610, these caves are listed in the World Heritage Sites. Today, Aurangabad manages to hold on to its heritage as it heads towards industrial growth. Few other pieces of architecture which makes a trip to Aurangabad even more fascinating are the BibikaMaqbara, SoneriMahal and Lonar.