Mumbainet

Shirdi

Dist. Ahmednagar – 423 109.

Who is not familiar with this renowned abode of Saibaba? Devotees belonging to every faith throng here to pay their respects to his memory.

Thursday is the special day, and Ramnavmi, Guru Pournima and Dassera fairs are organised on a large scale. Besides the Saibaba shrine, there’s the Dwarkamayi Mosque and Sakori Ashram.

Getting there:

By Air: Nearest airport is Aurangabad.

By Rail: Nearest railhead is Kopargaon, 15 kms. on the Manmad-Daund section of Central Railway.

By Road: Mumbai-Shirdi, 296 kms. [Mumbai-Nashik-Niphad-Yeola-Shirdi] Nashik-Shirdi, 112 kms. Aurangabad-Shirdi, 126 kms. [Aurangabad-Vaijapur-Yeola-Kopargaon-Shirdi]. Pune-Shirdi, 183 kms. [Pune-Kalamba-Sangamner-Talegaon-Shirdi].

State transport buses ply regularly from Mumbai. Nashik, Ahmednagar, Aurangabad, Pune, Kopargaon. MTDC runs a bi-weekly round trip bus service to Shirdi from Mumbai.

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