Sangameshwar is a located in the Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra. In Sangmeshwar, the two rivers named Sonavi and Shastri flow together. The very meaning of the word Sangama in Marathi is a confluence and thus the place came to be known as sangameshwar. It is historically important as the place where Sambhajiraje, son of Chhtrapati Shivaji was captured by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. Other important tourist attraction close to the area is karneshwar temple, which houses the idols of a number of gods.