Places To Visit In Sawantwadi

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Here are the top 4 tourist attractions to see in Sawantwadi:

1. Sawantwadi Palace

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The palace, earlier situated atop of Narendra hills in Sawantwadi belongs to the erstwhile state rulers called Khem- Sawant after whom the village takes its name.

2. Moti Talao (Lake)

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Moti Talao is a majestic lake right in front of the palace which was constructed in 1874. It is a pride of the village. Tourists can take a round of the lake in peddle boats or sit around it and gaze at the beautiful view.

3. Shopping in Sawantwadi

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There is a lot of art in Sawantwadi. One can find local artifacts made by the people here in the form of Ganjifa Art, Lace work, wooden crafts. Another famous attraction here is the popular Konkani Cuisine - you can buy freshly made Kokum Juice, spice mixes and dried fish.

4. Raghunath Market

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This old market of Sawantwadi has been transformed into a modern local market where you can find the best of Konkani culture from handicrafts to clothes and food.

FAQs on Sawantwadi

What are the top restaurants in Sawantwadi?

The best places to eat in Sawantwadi are Savali Restaurant, Bhalekar Hotel, Hotel Gomantak, Lake view Restaurant, Naaz, Sadhle Mess. You can see all the places to eat in Sawantwadi here

How can I commute within Sawantwadi?

Buses, taxis and rickshaws are readily available here. Being a popular pitstop for tourists, there are even share rickshaws and taxis available in Sawantwadi.
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Can you suggest an itinerary for Sawantwadi?

Reach early morning to Sawantwadi, have a quick breakfast and head off to Sawantwadi Palace. You can explore the whole palace which showcases the regal lifestyle of the royalty of the 6th and 7th century. After that, you can go for boating in the Moti Talav nearby. It is a beautiful lake with an amazing view of the Palace. Later, you can visit the twin Manohar-Santoshgad forts which are separated by a narrow valley. When the sunset is due, you can head to the Narendra hills where you can enjoy with your loved ones against a beautifully scenic view. And finally, you can visit Chitarali where you can buy souvenirs. You can buy wooden toys, jewellery boxes, Ganjifa cards, exotic lacquerware, which Sawantwadi is well-known for.
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