The town of Shirdi in the Indian state, Maharashtra, is well-known throughout the world as the abode of the revered saint, Shri Sai Baba. He lived in this place during the period between the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. While living in this town, he spread the message of peace and devotion to God through the teachings of Hinduism and Islam. Today, many tourists and pilgrims visit this holy town from different parts of the world every year. The hotels in Shirdi provide well-furnished rooms and suites that are equipped with all the latest facilities.
Many interesting places around Shirdi can also be visited during a vacation spent in this region. Among them is Alandi, where saint Dnyaneshwar attained 'Samadhi' at a young age of twenty-one. Pilgrims coming to Shirdi also visit Shegaon, which is known as the abode of Shri Gajanan Maharaj, a mystic saint. Trimbakeshwar Temple is another great attraction worth visiting, as it houses twelve 'Jyotirlingas' dedicated to Lord Shiva. A village called Shanisinghnapur also interests many pilgrims and tourists. It is the holy place where Lord Shani is worshipped and none of the houses in this village have doorframes or locks. Ajanta and Ellora Caves, great examples of ancient Indian architecture, are located at a distance of about 144 kilometres from Shirdi. Tourists staying in Shirdi budget hotels can explore all these places by tours that are arranged with the help of hotel staff, while holidaying in this region.
|Saibaba Temple, Shirdi|
In the past few years, many hotels and resorts have come up near the Sai Baba Temple Complex in Shirdi for providing accommodations to pilgrims as well as tourists. A hotel at Shirdi provides all the basic facilities as well as some additional amenities, while there are many hotels that offer a luxurious stay to guests who prefer elegant rooms or suites.