Checkin DateDec 17, 2019
Shirdi is a city in Ahmednagar district in Maharashtra, India. It is located 185 km east of the coast of the Arabian Sea. Shirdi was the place where the great saint Sai Baba lived until his samadhi in 1918. Today, it is a center of pilgrimage and millions of its faithful from around the world come every year to pay homage to them. The best time of the year to visit Shirdi is from January to March. From April to June, it's summer, followed by the monsoon. The arrival of pilgrims culminates between September and November when many Hindu festivals take place. The anniversary of Baba's death is commemorated in October, the exact date depending on the Hindu calendar. Some of the most important festivals in Shirdi are Dussehra, Guru Poornima and the anniversary of Baba's death. Meanwhile, thousands of worshipers come to Shirdi. Shirdi is not a big city. While the city has grown around its main attraction - the Sai Baba temple - almost all major sounds and images are all within walking distance of anywhere in Shirdi. If you reach shirdi from pune by road, you must visit the temple ranjan gaon ganpati.The ranjan gaon ganpati temple is located on the pune -shirdi highway.