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Cuttack, the former capital and one of the oldest cities of Odisha is the administrative headquarters of the district. The town is situated at the apex of the delta formed by the rivers Mahanadi in the North and Kathajodi in the South. It serves as a convenient base for touring the various places of interest in the district.

The shrine of the Goddess Chandi, one of the 12 Mangala Shrines of Odisha, is a living legend of the city.

While the Barabati Fort stands witness to the past history, the modern Barabati Stadium is a preferred venue for sporting events like Cricket and Football.

Stone Revetment of Cuttack: The Kathajodi river bank of Cuttack is protected by stone revetment, a great engineering marvel of the 11th century A.D. and a remarkable example of ancient technological skill of Odisha.

Cuttack was referred to as `Abhinaba Varanasi Kataka once upon a time. This illustrious town is replete with places of architectural and historical interest, being home to both forts and temples alike.

Cuttack offers good and wide variety of Shopping.php options to tourists . Its unique filigree silver ware, horn and brass work and textiles of woven silk and cotton make this town a shoppers paradise .
There is also so much to see and savor in this former capital of Odisha, that a stopover at Cuttack is necessary in your Odisha travel itinerary.

Best time to visit Cuttack – Round the year