It is one of the oldest cities in India dating back to 1000 years. The city was built by King Ananga Bhimadev-III and was the former capital of Odisha. Hemmed on the north and south by river Mahanadi & Kathajodi afforded a natural fortified base for the kings of the yore. The 11th century embankment of Kathajodi, the ruins of Barabati Fort, the shrine of Katak Chandi, the Quadam-i-Rasool, Netaji Subhas Bose Memorial (birth place of Subhas Bose), the Maritime Museum and some old churches are the major attractions of the city. Cuttack is known as the ‘Silver City’ due to its finest Filigree works, the best in the country.
Best Time: October to March
Nearby Tourist Places: Naraj-15 Km, Dhabaleswar- 24 Km, Choudwar-15 Km, Paramahansa- 15 Km
Contact Person: Tourist Officer
How to Reach:
Nearest Airport is Bhubaneswar Airport- 30 Km
Nearest Railway Stations is Cuttack
From Bhubaneswar it is 25 kms on the N.H. 16 .