One of the oldest cities of Orissa and also its former capital, Cuttack is now an important commercial center of this coastal state. Situated at the mouth of Mahanadi delta and surrounded by rivers and forests this picturesque state is a favored destination of tourists.
Tourists come here to see the great historical monuments and temple architecture of the ancient era. Destination India Tourism offers to take you to this historical city with its Cuttack Tours in Orissa, India.
Cuttack was founded by king Nrupa Keshari in 989 AD. This ancient city with a thousand year old history is famous for its stone revetment on the riverbanks and people visit the place to see this engineering marvel of the 11th century. 30 kilometers off Bhubaneshwar, the city is well connected to other parts of Orissa through the rail and road network.
Places to see in Cuttack:
Stone revetment of Cuttack-stone revetment on the riverbank is an engineering marvel of the ancient era, which people come to see.
Barabati Fort- Ruins of a medieval fort.
Chandi temple-shrine of the presiding deity it is visited by Hindus in large number.
Quadam-I-Rasool- sacred shrine for both Hindus and Muslims
When to visit Cuttack:
Best time to visit Cuttack is from October to March.
Where to stay in Cuttack:
There are hotels and resorts for all pockets and budgets.
How to reach Cuttack:
Nearest airport is in Bhubaneshwar
Cuttack is well connected to other parts of the country through the rail network.
Cuttack is well connected to other parts of the country through the road network. National Highway number 5 passes through Cuttack.
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