Important Places

Tourist Point

Dhabaleswar :
It is situated at a distance of 7 kms. from Cuttack on the bed of river Mahanadi. It is famous for the Dhabaleswar temple . A large festival is celebrated here in the Kartik(November month).

Barabati Fort:
The ruins of a medieval fort with its moat and gate and the earthen mound of the nine-storeyed palace on the bank of the river Mahanadi are noteworthy. The Barabati Stadium is located adjacent to the fort.

Cuttack Chandi Temple:
Being the shrine of the presiding deity of the city, the temple of Cuttack Chandi is normally visited by every Hindu visitor.

Qadam- I- Rasool :
Situated in the centre of the city it is sacred to the Hindus as well as the Muslims. This 18th century shrine shelters the footprints of Prophet Mohammed on a circular stone in its central mosque. There are two more beautiful mosques and a music gallery.

Paramahasanath temple :
People visit the Paramahansanath of Shiva on a holy day . The temple on the outskirts of the town is famous for its water hole (Ananta garva),which floods the sanctum santorum on holy occasions.

It is situated at a distance of 50kms. from  Cuttack .A temple is situated on a hillock in that place dedicated  to the Goddess Charchika .River Mahanadi flows through the town.

Mahavinayak :
At a distance of 42 kms. from Cuttack to the West is the seat of famous Ancient Shiva temple of Mahavinayak.

Chhatia :
It is situated at the distance of 35 kms. from Cuttack. It is famous for Lord Jagannath Temple.

It is situated  on the bed of the river Mahanadi and is famous for the Shiva temple and the tourists can enjoy the beauty of the nature.

Nila-Madhab :
It is situated at the distance of 42 km. from Cuttack. It is famous for the temple of Sovaneswara Shiva.

Ansupa :
It is a beautiful lake and is situated at the distance of 60kms. from Cuttack. The Charming nature attracts the Tourists.The lake is a heaven for migratory birds in winter. The lake offers facilities for boating and fishing .

Naraj :
This is one of the scenic spot on the bank of the Mahanadi in the south,which boasts of many Buddhist images. It is 15 kms. from Cuttack.

Bhattarika :
This charming scenic spot on the Mahanadi valley is situated at a distance of of 90kms from Cuttack. It is famous for the temple of Goddess Bhattarika.

Transit Point

Paradeep :
Paradip is one of the Major Ports of India and late Sri Biju Pattanaik the then Chief Minister of Orissa is the founder father of Paradip Port. Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru the then Prime Minister of India laid the foundation stone of the Port on 3rd January 1962 near the Confluence of river Mahanadi and Bay of Bengal. Paradeep is 100 KM distance from cuttack.

Dhenkanal - Angul :
Bhushan Steel Ltd, formerly Bhushan Steel and Strips Ltd, plans to set up a state-of-the-art hot-rolling steel and power plant at Dhenkanal in Orissa. The plant will have facility to manufacture sponge iron, billets, HR coils and pig iron as well as generate power.

Tata Steel is commissioning the steel plant at Kalinga Nagar in Jajpur district by 2014. KALINGANAGAR: The upcoming steel hub in Orissa's Jajpur district a common corridor road to give access to Tata Steel's six million tonne proposed steel mill.

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