Shrirampur, a sugarcane industry city, was formed mainly by sugarcane workers who settled down in this locality from various places. Located in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district, Shirampur is 68 km away from Ahmednagar and 266 km away from its capital city, Mumbai. Its nearby cities are Vaijapur, Shirdi, and Rahuri. The areas surrounding Shirampur are Nevasa, Rahata, Rahuri, and Vaijapur.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels available in Shrirampur. Some of them are Hotel Yog Palace (Tariff – Rs.920), Sai Aditya Palace (Tariff – Rs.826), Hotel Utsav (Tariff – Rs.523), and Hotel Sai Yug (Tariff – Rs.770).
People in Shrirampur speak in Hindi, Marathi, English, and Urdu.
The most important festivals celebrated in Shrirampur are Makar Sankranti held during January, Holi in March, Janmashtami in July-August, Ganesh Chaturthi in August-September, Navaratri in October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There is a famous Gurdwara in Shrirampur that attracts pilgrims from far and wide. Other places of interest around this city are the Trimbakeshwar Temple which is 8 km away, and Kopargaon 39 km away.
How to Get There
Aurangabad Airport is 102 km away from Shrirampur.
Belapur Railway Station is located 2 km away from Shrirampur. There is another major railway station in Kopargaon which is 42 km away from the city.
Vaijapur and Shirdi are two neighbouring cities that connect Shrirampur with state-run and private buses. These routes are always buzzing with the numerous tour buses bringing pilgrims and visitors to the city. Private operators like Shiv Sai and Rachna Travels have daily buses from Shegaon and Amravati to Shrirampur. Book your tickets in advance and avail of your bus ticket discount coupon, especially given during festive seasons.