Sawantwadi Palace royal palace was earlier located on Narendra hill. Khemsawant III constructed the existing palace in the late 18th century (1755–1803). The splendor of Sawantwadi palace is worth appreciation. The palace is beautifully carved and exhibits excellence in its architecture. The palace exhibits paintings which portray the majestic lifestyle of the people belonging to the 6th and 7th century. This palace proves to be a great place to visit while visiting Sawantwadi. Palace is built by Khem Sawant Bhonsle the ruler of this region during 1755-1803. Entry gate (Lester gate) was built in 1895. The bricked brown walls of the palace have a very ethnic touch to it. Wonderfully carved rooms, war weapons, and verdant environs inspire you to flip through your history books once again. Another specialty of the palace is the wonderful arts and crafts that are developed here. The walls of the palace are neatly plastered with old photographs, which make your sauntering around a very knowledgeable experience. The Queen of the royal Sawant Bhonsle family still lives in the palace and humbly shares interesting anecdotes with visitors on selected days. The palace still holds one with its grandeur and demands a visit especially to overwhelm you with its amazing collection of traditional lacquer ware goods. These include breathtaking dexterity exuded by the set of furniture, chess, and board games, little dolls etc. The Chitkaris, who were skilled artistes proficient in artful painting, wooden and clay artifacts and jewelry were patronized and groomed by the Sawantwadi Royal family and the effects of these grateful artisans are visible on every part of the Palace. These paintings with convoluted archetype portray the majestic lifestyle and god fearing nature of the generations belonging to the 6th-7th century. This old Rajwada is now placed for an exhibition of handicrafts items, photographs, and old antique items. Many people came to see the exhibition.

Places to visit near Sawantwadi Palace :

the Moti Lake, Narendra Park, and the Narendra hill. Besides this, Vithal temple, Hanuman temple, and Raghunath market are the places to be seen.

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