Beautiful beaches, plenty of temples and
a great historical background partially
describes Shri Vardhan.
Shri Laxminarayan Temple is the main
temple in Shri Vardhan. The idol in the
temple is very old and issaid to be of
the Hoyasal style. Other temples are
Jivaneshwar, Bhairav, Kusumdevi and
When we go down in history Shri Vardhan
tells the story of Peshwas origin.
Maharashtra was ruled by Peshwas for
nearly 105 years. The Peshwai started in
Shri Vardhan in 1713. The First Peshwa
Balaji Vishwanath continued Peshwai till
1818. Third Peshwa Balaji Bajirao had
built a house here in 1750 which is at
present under the control of Municipal
Corporation. The statue of Balaji
Vishwanath Peshwa has bee recently
Besides this Shri Vardhan is a very good
Picnic spot. Swimming can be enjoyed on
the beaches. Beaches are calm and quite
hence safe to swim.