Torna / Prachandgad


Torna
Type:Hill Fort
Region:Pune
Height:1400
Base Village:Velhe

First fort captured by Shivaji maharaj when he was 15 years old. Shivaji Maharaj had named it as Prachandgad, but Torna is more famous name.

Shivaji had found two pots full of gold worth lakhs of rupees then. This treasure was then used for building fort Rajgad on same hill range.


Places of Interest 
Zunjar & Budhla machi are the two Machies of Torna.

There is a temple of godess Tornai on the top of the fort.


How to Reach
Catch bus from pune station for velhe. It takes 2 hours to reach velhe. You can climb from there


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