Places To Visit In Cuttack

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Here are the top 5 tourist attractions to see in Cuttack:

1. Bhitarkanika National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary

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106 km
from city center
1 out of 5
places to visit in Cuttack

This wildlife sanctuary is regarded as one of its kind in Asia and is home to one of the rarest species of flora and fauna.

2. Barabati Fort

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3 km
from city center
2 out of 5
places to visit in Cuttack

The Barbati Fort in Cuttack in Oddisa is a well known fort with carved gateway. It is about 8km away from the city. It is a 14th century fort build during the Ganga dynasty. The fort is situated on the river Mahanadi. The fort is situated at such a calculated place that it provides a beautiful and spectacular view of the modern Cuttack city. It is the earthen mound of the 9 storeyed palace. The monument was built with fortification to protect from enemy attacks. In present days a nearby Barbati stadium is build for cultural and various sports events . There is also a temple dedicated to Katak Chandi. The fort brings charm to the city and depicts its glorious history.

3. Stone Revetment

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11 km
from city center
3 out of 5
places to visit in Cuttack

Situated on the banks of Kathjuri River, Stone Revetment is an engineering marvel created in the 11th century. These stone walls are constructed so as to obstruct flood water from entering the city.

4. Dhabaleshwar

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10 km
from city center
4 out of 5
places to visit in Cuttack

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple is located 37 km away from the main city. It lies on a river island in the River Mahanadi and serves as a popular weekend getaway for the people of Cuttack and other nearby towns.

5. Paradeep Beach

78 km
from city center
5 out of 5
places to visit in Cuttack

Located at a distance of 125 kms from Paradeep and 94 kms from Cuttack, Paradeep is one of the most serene and tranquil beaches of Odisha. Boasting of golden shimmering sands, indigo blue waters and lined with huge rock boulders, the beach is not a prominent tourist spot but also a major sea port of the country.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Cuttack?

Day 1: Visit Cuttack Chandi temple of Goddess Chandi and the Barabadi Fort built by the Ganga Dynasty in the 14th century. Both places hold great historic importance and are definitely a must-see.

Day 2: Begin the day at Bhabaleswar Island which is famous for its Dhableshwar temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Then, visit local handicraft stores and bazaars on the island. If you happen to be in Cuttack during the of the Baliyatra festival, go to the colourful and vibrant fair where more than 1500 stalls are put up selling merchandise purchased from the South East Asian countries. This festival is known to be the biggest trade fair in the whole of Asia l.

Day 3: Netaji Birth Place Museum is the place where Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was born. It is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Cuttack. Also, visit Ravenshaw University which was made by the Britishers in 1960 and the architectural jewel of the city.

Day 4: You can spend the day appreciating the natural beauty of the city by going to Mahanadi Barrage and the Sunset point and indulge in the serenity of nature and beauty. Also, try the famous Dahibahra Aloodum, which happens to be a delicacy of Cuttack.

How can I commute within Cuttack?

Hired cars, autos, and cycle rickshaws are common ways to travel in the town. There are town buses also which cover some parts of the city.
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What are the top restaurants in Cuttack?

The best places to eat in Cuttack are Aroma Restaurant, Gay Top Restaurant, Barabati Restaurant, Hotel Bombay Inn, Pramod Restaurant, Pramod Convention and Club Resort. You can see all the places to eat in Cuttack here
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