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    Category : Pilgrimage: History & Heritage,Pilgrimage
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    Duration(days) : 2 Days

    Description

    Shirdi is an distinguished pilgrimage attraction in Maharashtra, where the shrine of Sri Sai Baba is one of the popular attractions.
    The town is believed to be the abode of Sai Baba, the great saint of the 20th century. It is widely believed that Sai Baba spent 50 years of his life at this place preaching his very famous epigram Sabka Maalik Ek (One God for all). 


    Though a small town, Shirdi attracts millions of tourists throughout the year.
    Devotees pay a visit to Shirdi before all auspicious occasions in their life; as well as for immersing the ashes of their loved ones after they depart. 


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    Sai Baba Mandir (Samadhi Mandir)

    Entry Fees :₹ NA Time To Visit :05:00 am to 10:00 pm

    The Sai Baba temple of Shirdi attracts millions of devotees of all religions, castes and creed from around the world who worship Shri Sai Baba. The temple is a beautiful shrine built over the Samadhi of Shri Sai Baba. The temple opens for devotees at 5.15 AM.
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      Shani Shingnapur

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      It is an impressive village with the fact that no house in the village have door. The local villagers here believe that Lord Shaneshwara will save them from all evil. There is a temple of Lord Shaneshwara here with his large idol made of black stone. The villagers believe that the temple is a ‘jagrit devasthan’ which means the temple is alive and god safeguards the temple and the nearby region.
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        Gurusthan

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        The Gurusthan is a place where Sai Baba came to Shirdi as a Bal Yogi. It is the place where Sai Baba was first spotted under a neem tree in Shirdi.
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          Dixit Wada Museum

          Entry Fees :₹ NA Time To Visit :10 am to 6 pm

          Dixit Wada Museum displays several items associated with Sai Baba like rare black and white photographs of Sai Baba. Other articles like Baba's 'Kafni' (long robes) and his leather Padukas, gramophone records, smoking pipe, water tumblers, bathing stone and cooking utensils which were used by Sai Baba are on display.
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            Dwarkamai Masjid

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            Just right of the Samadhi Mandir is the Dwarkamayee Masjid; it is the place where the Saint Sai Baba spent a major amount of his lifetime. At this Mosque, Baba used to light up lamps every evening. A huge stone is still preserved in this Masjid on which Sai Baba used to sit. The sacred 'Dhuni' or fire is still lit till this date and the astounding 'Udi' or ash from this fire is given to pilgrims and is considered immensely divine. The Masjid contains a life-size portrait of Sai Baba.
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              Chavadi

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              Chavadi is another place of interest as it was Sai Baba's resting place during the last few years of his life. The Chavadi is a small house situated close to the Masjid. Sai Baba spent every alternate night over here. One can find here the 'Asan' or seat on which he used to sit, a wooden plank and a wheel chair owned by Sai Baba.
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                By Road
                There are lot of buses available from major cities like Nashik, Mumbai, Aurangabad, Ahmednagar, Pune and Kopargaon to Shirdi. 
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                Here are some important distances to note:
                Nasik to Shirdi - 75 kilometers
                Aurangabad to Shirdi - 130 kilometers  
                Pune to Shirdi - 200 kilometers  
                Mumbai to Shirdi - 250 kilometers  

                By Train
                Kopergaon Railway Station, 16 kilometres away, is the nearest railway station to Shirdi. 

                By Air
                The nearest airport to Shirdi is the Aurangabad Airport which is 130 kilometres away from Shridi.