Shirdi is one of the religious locations in India which is also called as Sainagar. Located in the Indian state of Maharashtra, Shirdi is famously known as home to late 19th Century saint Shri Sai Baba. It is said that Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust is known to be one of the richest temples in India.The Sai Baba temple at Shridi is visited by locals and tourists all year round, however, it is best to visit during the months of October-November. The weather will be pleasant at this time would be perfect to visit Shirdi and surrounding religious places. The temperature would not be so high to make you feel tired. During summer months the temperature reaches more than 35C which makes one difficult to explore places nearby however, the crowd will be less here which makes you enter the temple for main sanctity with ease.Why Shirdi is the most visited temple, it is due to the fact that this is a home to the most revered saint, Sai Baba. Shri Sai Baba taught his followers the sanctity of tolerance, the joy of religious brotherhood and it is believed that Sai Baba healed ailments of his followers and people who came seeking his help. His teachings have inspired many people to follow and after Shirdi is the place where Sai Baba finally left his mortal body to reach heaven. This makes Shirdi an important and religious place to visit.The temple town of Shirdi can be visited by all modes of transport that are via Air, Railways and Roadways.
By Air: Recently, there is an airport located just 15kms outside Shridi. Shirdi Airport was inaugurated in the year 2017 and operation began later. It is located at Kakdi which is situated around 15km south-west of Shridi and has flight operations from Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai.
By Railways: Shirdi has its own railway station called Sainagar Shirdi Railway Station which became operational from the year 2006. There are train services from Chennai, Mumbai, Vishakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Mysore etc.
By Roadways: Shirdi is located on Ahmednagar-Manmad State Highway No.10 and approximately 83 KMs from Ahmednagar. You can take car/ other road transport services from Pune which takes around 4 hours minimum.