Sangameshwer is a beautiful coastal town in Maharashtra located close to the popular tourist hub, Ganapati Pule (40 km). This town got its name from sangama, meaning flowing together, as two rivers Shatri and Sonavi flow through this town. It is a part of the Ratnagiri district. There are several ancient temples worth visiting in this town.
Places to Stay
Several budget hotels are available in Sangameshwar. Some of them include Hotel Indrayani Motels (Tariff – Rs.800), Hotel Vikrant (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Pai Prakash Deluxe Hotel (Tariff – Rs.750), and Ambassador Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,000).
Marathi and Hindi are widely spoken in Sangameshwar.
The most important festivals celebrated in Sangameshwar are Holi celebrated in March, Ganesha Festival held during August-September and Diwali in October.
Places of Interest
Sambhaji Smarak (1.6 km) from Sangameshwar and Karneshwar Temple (750 m) are some of the popular attractions here. Other places of interests are in Tural, Ganapati Pule and Ratnagiri.
How to Get There
Kolhapur Airport, which is 128 km from here, is the closest one to the town.
Sangameshwar Railway Station is just 3 km away from the main town.
There are many buses travelling between the two cities of Ratnagiri and Chiplun connecting Sangameshwar to other states. Travellers prefer to opt for online booking of bus tickets as they can comfortably get their tickets from the confines of their homes or offices.