Things to Visit in Shirdi
Shirdi is basically known for Sai Baba. He lived at this place all through his life and his
Samadhi is also situated here. The holy town is one of the must-visit destinations for all
coming to Maharashtra on sightseeing tours. Below are some major attractions of the
Sai Baba Temple:
This is the biggest attraction of the town that makes people visit Shirdi once in their
Shri Khandoba Mandir:
Situated close to the Shri Sainath Hospital, the place enshrines the statue of Khandoba,
along with idols of Banai and Mhalsai.
Shri Gurusthan Mandir:
It is the place where Sai Baba was seen in Shirdi for the first time, as a boy of 16 years.
This is the place where Sai Baba used to stay after his come back to Shirdi for the
second time. The place is situated to the right of the entrance of Sai Baba Mandir.
Best Time to Visit Shirdi
Shirdi enjoys three weathers during the year, including summer, winter and monsoon.
Summer starts from mid-March and continues till June and maximum temperature
goes up to 40 deg C. Monsoon starts from June and continues till August-September
with a pleasant climate. The winter season in Shirdi starts from the month of October-
November and lasts till February. If you enjoy monsoon, visit Shirdi in August and
September else visit the place in months of November & February.
Where to Eat in Shirdi
Shirdi is a small town where you can't expect international food to be present. Yet, the
town has several decent places to have food. Some famous restaurants in Shirdi are
Woodland restaurant, Rajdhani restaurant, The Tulip, Sai Swad Restaurant, Rajdhani
Thali and many others.
How to Reach Shirdi
If you have booked Shirdi holiday packages, explore how you can reach here. Being
so close to two metropolitan cities of India (Mumbai & Pune), this pilgrim destination is
easily reachable from rest of the country and the world.
The nearest domestic airport to Shirdi is in the Nashik city. It is about 75 km
away from Shirdi and is well connected with major cities in India. The next closest
domestic airport to Shirdi is Pune and the nearest international airport is Chhatrapti
Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai.
Kopergaon railway station is the nearest rail head from Shirdi and Manmad
railway station is another nearest station. Both the stations are connected with rest of
India through rail network.
Shirdi is located on the Ahmednagar - Manmad Highway and this is the
reason, it is quite accessible through roads. One can take State Transport and private
buses to reach Shirdi from its nearby destinations.