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Shirdi Tourism Guide

Shirdi is the abode of one of Maharashtra's most revered saint, Sai Baba of Shirdi. The spiritual guru and a fakir, Shri Saibaba is regarded with great reverence by both Hindu and Muslim followers. Shirdi is located at 260 km from Mumbai, 100 km from Nashik, 200 km from Pune and 100 km from Ahmednagar. While planning Shirdi tour, other popular tour destinations like Nashik (100 km), Aurangabad (120 km) can also be considered.

Tourist Places and Pilgrimages in Shirdi

Shri Sai Baba Mandir, Shirdi

Lakhs of pilgrims draws to Shirdi each year to visit the temple of Great Saint Sai Baba. Apart from Shri Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, other important divine section of the temple complex includes Shri Gurusthan Mandir, Shri Dwarkamai, Shri Chavdi Mandir and Lendi garden. Please note mobile phones/camera is prohibited in the temple premises. To avoid the long queue, devotee need to book darshan time on https://online.sai.org.in in advance. More Information

Sakori Ashram, Shirdi

Sakori Ashram was a home of Late Shri Upasani Maharaj, chief discipline of Sai Baba. It is said that Upasani Baba was Shri Sai's loftiest creation which served thousands and thousands of people, day in and day out with least regard for his personal comforts. More Information

Shani Shinganapur, Ahmednagar

At Shani Shinganapur, Lord Shanidev- the epitome of the planet Saturn is worshiped. Unlike other pilgrimages, puja (rituals) can be by devotees themselves. Uniqueness of this place, no house will find lock for safety. More Information

Khandoba Mandir, Shirdi

The main idol of Lord Khandoba, form of Shiva is installed on the main shrine. However, the temple is famous for the place for the first entry in Shirdi. Also the priest of the temple, Mhalsapati became first devotee of Sai Baba and was responsible for assigning name "Sai" to Sai Baba. Also many saints like Upasani Maharaj, stayed at this holy place. More Information

Lendi Bagh, Shirdi

Lendi Bagh is situated on the North East Corner in Shirdi and named after small stream, Lendi on outskirts of village. Sai Baba came to this garden daily with his devotees. One of his devotees, Moreshwar Pradhan purchased Lendi Bagh for Sai Baba. The garden has Peepul tree where Baba used to sit and light Nanda Deep. Other major attractions of the garden are Samadhi of Baba's horse Sham Sundar, the Datta Mandir, Well and Samadhis of other devotees.

Dixit Wada Museum, Shirdi

Dixit Wada Museum is located within Shri Sai Baba Sansthan complex and displays pictures of Sai Baba and devotees. It also exhibits items used by Sai Baba such as leather padukas, robes, smoking pipe, music records, water pots, utensils, and other household items.

Nearby Tourist Palaces to Shirdi 

Ø Nashik Tourist Places (90 km from Shirdi)

Ø Aurangabad Tourist Places (110 km from Shirdi)

Ø Pitalkhora Caves, Chalisgaon (110 km from Shirdi)

Ø Ahmednagar Tourist Places

Water Parks and Amusement Centres in Shirdi

Ø WetnJoy Water Park, Shirdi

Eating Spots in Shirdi

Ø Woodlands Restaurant

Ø Rajdhani Thali Restaurant

Shopping in Shirdi

Ø Shirdi Bazar

Other Important Tourist Information about Shirdi

Best Season to visit Shirdi: September to February

How to reach Shirdi:

Nearest airport is Gandhinagar at Nashik with 75 km and international airport at Mumbai with 250 km. The closed railway station is Sainagar Shirdi railway station and Manmad junction with 52 km. Shirdi is well connected by road transport to other cities.

Shri Sai Baba Sansthan Website

Ø https://www.shrisaibabasansthan.org

Ø https://online.sai.org.in/

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