Shirdi, the pious land of Sai Baba, is a well-known town located in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra. This place is popular because of the pristine manifestation of divine figure, known as Sai Baba, appeared on the land of this town. The name of Shirdi is derived from the Tamil word 'Seeradi' that translates into 'foot of prosperity'. It is thronged by thousands of devotees amid the year.
With an elevation of 1,654 feet above the sea level, the land of this pious town spreads across 13 km. sq. A major portion of the land of Shirdi is an uneven plain. The climate of this region is classified as a subtropical. It faces 3 major seasons of the summer, winter and the monsoon. The median mercury level during the summer season touches 38°C. It falls down drastically below 11°C on an average during the winters. An annual average rainfall of 3000 mm is received by the town of Shirdi.
There are different tourist attractions located in Shirdi. The prime attraction of this place is none other than Shirdi Sai Baba Shrine. It is flocked by thousands of devotees amid the year and is reckoned among the richest shrine boards in India. Apart from the temple, there are other places like the local markets that are a must-visit place.