Shrigonda is an old city in the Shrigonda Tehsil and a municipal council in the district of Ahmednagar of Maharashtra. It is renowned as holy land of saints (Santanchi Punyabhumi). It comes under the Khandesh and Nashik Division. The district head quarters Ahmednagar is located at 64 km from Shrigonda. Daund, Baramati, and Shirur are the closest cities to Shrigonda. It shares its boundary with Daund in south, Parner in north, Shirur in west, and Karjat in east.
Places to Stay
There are plenty of hotels to stay nearby Shrigonda. They are Hotel Neelam Palace (Tariff - Rs. 600), Natraj Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 600), and Panchsheel Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 600).
Marathi is the local language spoken here. English is also understood by few.
The most colourful and biggest festival celebrated in Shrigonda is the Ganesh Chaturthi. It is held during the month of September.
Places of Interest
There are 12 temples of Shivlingas in Shrigonda. Nearby places to visit are Salvandevi, Vadhu Tulapur (78 km), Jodhpurcha Maruti Temples, Bhairoba, Khandoba, Daund (22 km), Shirur (47 km), Baramati (58 km), and Ahmednagar (61 km).
How to Get There
The airport nearest to Shrigonda is the Lohegaon Airport located at 92 km from the town.
Shrigonda Road Railway Station located at 9 km is the closest railway station to Shrigonda.
Recently the transport facilities are increased and the new big bus stand operates regular buses from Shrigonda to nearby towns like Pune, Shirur, Daund, and Ahmednagar. Dhiraj Tours and Travel, Shree Travels, and Shailesh Travels are some of the travel agents to Shrigonda. Look out for your bus ticket coupon from Ticketgoose.com whenever you travel outside your hometown.