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General Information about Shirdi

Shirdi is one of the major pilgrimage centers in India that is nestled in the Indian state of Maharashtra and thus it is well knitted by roadways and railways that makes easy for both the tourists and devotees to commute and pay their divine visit at the Shirdi Sai Baba Temple. Nonetheless the town also encircles some of the eminent tourist destinations of Maharashtra. The distance from Mumbai to Shirdi is approximately 240kms whereas from Pune to Shirdi is 190kms. One travelling to Shirdi by road from Aurangabad has to cover an approximate distance of 110kms whereas from Mahabaleshwar to Shirdi the distance is 305kms. The distance from Kolhapur to Shirdi is approximately 410kms whereas from Nashik it is just 90kms.

Opened in the year 2009, the town now host its own railway station, the Sainagar Shirdi that connects the town to Chennai, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam via Secunderabad, Mysore and other cities and railway stations like Ahmednagar railway station which is 83 km from the heart of Shirdi, Kopargaon station which is 15 km from Shirdi, Nashik city, which is 119 km from Shirdi and Daund railway station is 200 km from Shirdi. Thus Shirdi by train is well connected to major cities of Maharashtra and South India.

One planning to reach Shirdi by air has got two options; The Mumbai International Airport and Pune Airport are the closest airport to Shirdi that connects the town to other major cities and international hubs. There are scheduled flights from New Delhi to Mumbai and all other major cities in India whereas the there are scheduled flights from Kolkata to Pune and also runs daily flights from other major cities in India. The town is yet to come up with its own airport, which is still under construction.

Places to visit
Shirdi is an distinguished pilgrimage attraction in Maharashtra, India, where the shrine of Sri Sai Baba is one of the popular Shirdi attractions. People from different parts of India and abroad unite here to lay down prayers to holy Sai Ram. There is no specific time of the year to visit Shirdi. The place remains crowded by tourists and pilgrims throughout the year and throughout day and night.
The sound of temple bells and holy chants and sight of lightened lamps and devotees offering prayers take everyone out from the state of worry and confusion and transfer to a world of eternal solace and bliss. Apart from Sai Baba temple, other tourist places to visit in Shirdi are:
Adul Baba Cottage
Dixit Wada Museum
Samadhi Mandir
Along with these, other sightseeing in Shirdi includes
House of Laxmibai Shinde
Shani Shingnapur here is an unique village where every house comes without a door. It is worth visiting and is also listed in popular Shirdi attractions. Hotels in Shirdi range from basic budget to luxury categories, giving a greater option to choose from.

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