Connaught Place

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Time Required: 1-2hrs

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best time to visit Jan , Feb, Mar,

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Connaught Place, Aurangabad Overview

Cannaught place or market is developing as a good market for almost everything. It has good multiplex, Prozone Mall, showrooms for cars, gold ornaments SHOWROOMS, market for mobile phones, and almost everything people need in day to day life, with plenty of flats and multi storied buildings.

Cannaught is the main commercial district of the city is known as Town Center Connaught. It houses the offices of major banks and public sector companies. It also houses several offices of central and state governments. The surrounding area has existing and upcoming shopping malls & multiplex such as Fame Adlabs, PVR Cinemas& Satyam Cinemas. Cannought is a shoppers paradise of Aurangabad.

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This place is a delight for all those who are mad for food . The place is predominated by Muslims , that's why many of the dishes are especially for non-vegetarians. Naankhaliya is considered as the staple food of the area. Beef tikki kebabs, filling dishes , Kentucky Fried chicken, Aurangabad Cantukky are real specialties of the place. Don't forget to taste the dessert specials - Mango Rabdi, Dudhi Halwa and Apricots with cream.

Rafiq Zakaria contested the first election of the newly created Maharashtra state in 1962, from Aurangabad and was elected to Maharashtra assembly. He was made Minister for Urban Development in the new ministry. The planning for New Aurangabad was initiated was due to his efforts . The responsibility for the new city was given to CIDCO which started development in the 1970s. Thus Aurangabad CIDCO was developed into a modern city.

The Connaught is very popular for its Kam Khab weaves, himroo shawls and sarees made by the combination of cotton with golden and silver thread , fine silks, wall hangings, bed covers, hand woven bags and other regional specialities. So people who are interested in weaved and exquisite materials can surely visit the place for shopping .

Don't forget to visit the ancient Ellora caves and Bibi ka Maqbara which is said to be the replica of Taj Mahal.

The place is easily accessible by all means of transport.

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