Ratangad(fort)

Ratangad is a hill fort near Ratan Wadi,he fort is about 2000 years old. Ratangad has a natural rock peak with a cavity in it at the top which is called Nedhe or Eye of the Needle. Ratangad was captured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle and was one of his favorites. The base village Ratanwadi has an Amruteshwar temple which is famous for its carvings. The fort is origin for the river Pravara/Amrutvahini. The Bhandardara dam is built on this river.The fort has four gates Ganesh, Hanuman, Konkan and Trimbak. It also has … Tryambak Darwaza – The main entrance to Ratangad fort.and carved from one single rock still standing strong,area is always sloshed with heavy rains during monsoon

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