A village in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, Shirgaon is situated on the Guhagar-Bijapur highway. It is 13 km away from Chiplun and is about 209 km from Mumbai. Shirgaon has a diverse population with members of the Adiwashi, Koli, Mali, Bhandari, Wadval and Muslim communities living there. Shirgaon has many temples of Gavdevi, Shiva, Hanuman and Krishna. There is also the Baba Kamalishah Dargah which is visited very often.
Places to Stay
There are several good hotels near Shirgaon. Some of them include the Sea Green Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 3100), Hotel Sea Lord (Tariff – Rs. 1400), and Pagoda Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1300).
The official languages of Shirgaonare Marathi and Daldi.
Some of the main events in Shirgaon are the Shimaga Utsav, Ganesh Utsav and the Chabina festival in Khalachi wadi.
Places of Interest
The popular attraction in Shirgaon village is the main temple which is situated in Kumbharli. Shirgaon is also popular for its two Hanuman temples and a temple that is dedicated to Lord Dattatraya.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Lohegaon Airport. It is located at a distance of about 139 km away from the village.
The nearest major railway is the Ratnagiri railway station which is located at a distance of about 68 km away from the village. The Chiplun railway station is situated 1 km away from the Shirgaon Village.
There are regular tourist bus services that link Ratnagiri to Shirgaon. Some of the best bus operators include Navnath Travels and Sai Ratna Travels. While booking your tickets online, look out for bus booking offer that many bus booking portals provide.