Nashik more popularly known as the "Wine Capital of India", or the "Grape City" is also known for its culture and tradition for it is a major Hindu pilgrimage center.Nashik is a city of tumult from stirring or excitement is a mixture of the ancient and the modern culture.This is one of the holy paces of the Hindu for Lord Rama, hero of the epic Ramayana, spent the major part of his exile here and also the city is housed with numerous forts and majestic temples.Nashik is not only a pilgrimage attraction but also accommodates a number of industries. It is here where the Security Printing Press of the government, which prints the nation's currency, is located. Another major feature of Nashik which draws a huge crowd is the Kumbh Mela which occurs once every twelve years.
The Someshwar temple is one of the oldest temples dedicated to Mahadeva (Someshwar). This temple is situated on the Gangapur Road, about 6-km away from Nasik city. It lies along the banks of river Godavari.