See where Shivaji Maharaj made history at the age of 16. Torna Fort also known as Prachandagad was first captured in 1646 and became the most important part of the Maratha Empire. It’s the highest hill-fort in the district at 4,603 ft above sea level. It’s about 50 km from Pabe Ghat, southwest of Pune. It’s believed to have been constructed in the 13th century by Shiva devotees and is a large fort from where you can see other forts in the region.