Culture & Heritage

Typical Village Life

Village Life

We find typical village life at Sindhudurg village. Most of houses are made up of red stones and slide roof specially built for rainy season. Most of population dependent on farming , fishing . Most of the district area is covered by dense rainforests. Area is most suitable habitat for wild animals like leopard, wild cats, rabbits, wild hen and some times wild buffaloes also appear in winter season.Sindhudurg district is also known for tropical fruits like the world famous Alphonso mangoes, cashews, Jamuns etc.The district has been endowed with great natural beauty with its long beautiful seashore, picturesque mountains and lush green forests.

 

 

Wooden Toys

Wooden Toys

Wooden toys is one of the traditional art in Sawatwadi. The people were migrated from karwar and goa community called ‘Chittar’ . Wooden toys made unique identity of Sindhudurg in Maharashtra state.