Places to Visit Cuttack
Cuttack Tourist Places
Cuttack is not only has its identity as the former capital of Odisha but this second largest city is known as the Millennium city due to its history of 1000 years. Different names of city give you good hint for Cuttack tourism. Cuttack is also called as the Silver city due to its years old silver filigree works. Last but not in the list the city is also called as judicial capital for the high court and the commercial capital of the state due to become the prominent trading centre. Cuttack is situated at the apex of the delta form by Mahanadi River in northern side and Kathajodi in southern side. Cuttack tourist places revolve the truths about Keshari dynasty and it was the Nrupa Keshari who established the city as a military cantonment. This historical place is also known as the birth place of great India leader and Freedom Fighter Subhas Chandra Bose. Today Cuttack is the only city where you can see the use of cycle Rickshaw.
Barabati Fort today describes about the glorious rule of the mighty empire of Ganga rulers. The fort was originally constructed in the 11th century near Mahanadi River. The gorgeous fort has been converted into a modern stadium where important cultural fiestas and sport events are conducted nowadays.
If you want to enjoy the ancient engineering skills on marvels then come and visit the stone revetment on the banks of Kathajodi river. It is a true testimonial to the technical skill and logical thinking of the Odia people of 11th century. It was built by Keshari kings to safeguard the city from seasonal floods.
Cuttack Chandi Temple
It is a spiritual temple believed to be the guardian deity of this silver city. The deity in the temple is portrayed with four hands such as Pasa, Ankusha, Abhaya and Bara.Temple architecture presents exquisite carvings and sculptural works and it is a must visit location in Cuttack tourist places.
It is a shrine built by a Hindu ruler for the benefit of Muslims. This 18th century shrine is a revered centre for both Hindus and Muslims. It is situated bear the old quarters of the city.
It is counted as one of the oldest temple of the tourist places in Cuttack. Apart from its devoutness, Singanatha temple presents stunning architectural works that bears strong resemblance with the ancient temples of the country.
Netaji Birthplace Museum
The museum is also names as Janakinath Bhavan. It keeps all rare collection of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Whoever is coming for Cuttack tourism never miss a chance to visit this museum.