There are a number of great places to visit in Cuttack. The city has a rich history and there are a number of interesting places to see. The Barabati Fort is a great place to start, as it is one of the most famous landmarks in the city. The fort was built in the 14th century and has a number of interesting features. The Cuttack Chandi Temple is another great place to visit. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Chandi and is one of the most important temples in the city. There are a number of great places to visit in Cuttack. The city has a rich history and there are a number of interesting places to see. The Barabati Fort is a great place to start, as it is one of the most famous landmarks in the city. The fort was built in the 14th century and has a number of interesting features. The Cuttack Chandi Temple is another great place to visit. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Chandi and is one of the most important temples in the city.
The village of Nemala, a small place with less than a few thousand inhabitants, is relatively unknown in India but well-known to the people of Odisha. It is the Samadhi of Achyutananda, one of the five Panchasakha, who propounded the bhakti cult in Odhisa. Achyutananda is also famous for his prophetic sayings written by him is known as ‘Malika’. The place lies on the banks of river Chitrotpala.
Ansupa Lake is one of the largest freshwater lakes of Odisha situated in Banki, Cuttack. It was created by Mahanadi and got a shape like the hoof of a horse. It spreads over a vast area of 141 hectares and surrounded by Saranda Hills in its length. It is about 65 km away from Bhubaneswar and 70 km away from Cuttack. The lake is a small compare to Chilika Lake, but a picturesque lake that offers asylum to migratory birds in winter. The water spread is ideal for fishing and boating.
Sri Sri Ramanath Jew and Baidyanath, the ancient temple is situated in the Bank of River Mahanadi built by king Dahlia in 1460 A.D. But the legend says that Maryada Purush Rama Chandra & Devi Sita were worshiped Lord Shiva in this place during the exile. So both temples were named after Pravu Sri Rama & Devi Sita. The Ramanath Temple is situated at the top of Hill & Baidyanath Temple is situated at the bottom of Hatia Hill.
This famous temple at Sankhamerilies on the northern side of River Mahanadi built by Balabhadra Mangaraj the King of Badamba Gadajat in between 1690 AD to 1734 AD. This village Sankhamari was also the first village of Badamba Gadajat and was established by Sri Hatta Kishore, the first King of Badamba Gadajat on 1305 AD. The attraction of the temple is that the snakebite patients are cured through worshiping and Dharana near Lord Shiva.
This Temple of Tigiria is counted as one of the oldest and is the second-highest temple of Odisha. The site of the temple is memorizing. The temple was built in 1787 by Sri Sankarshan Mandhata & completed by Sri Banamali Champatsingh Mohapatra the then king of the Tigiria State.
This is a small village, famous for its surrounding natural beauty with a series of small hills dotting the green farmland. There is an Ashram established by Mahima Gosain in mid 19th century on a hillock on the outskirts of the village. The Ashram is known for having a spiritual effect.
It is a small island on the river Mahanadi. The presiding deity is Lord Shiva, Shambunath. Besides, other temples like Raghunath and Dakshina Kali are situated on this small island. The Simhanath Temple is ancient and thronged by devotees round the year.
It is a small village in Cuttack famous for giving the state a legend who later known as Utkal Gourav, Madhusudan Das(Madhu Barrister) was born here on 28th April 1848. He was the first graduate, MA and BL of Odisha. Madhusudan Das worked hard for the social, political and economic uplift of people of Eastern India. He rendered his admirable service to the nation as a very successful lawyer, social reformer and patriot. He was also an excellent orator in Odia, English and Bengali. He wrote a number of poems and articles in Odia and English to arouse a sense of patriotism in people. By his long political fight, he united Odisha & modern Odisha took birth on 1st April 1936. This day is celebrated as Utkala Dibasa.Utkal Gourav Madhusudan Das died at the age of 85, on 4th February 1934. His immense contribution towards the state and nation would be admired forever.
This place is known for the presiding deity of the place - Maa Pragala Pitha, the family Goddess of the ruling chief of Narasinghpur. Legend states that Pragala, was the daughter of King Dharam Singh, who sacrificed her life to save the life of her father from the attack of the King of Angul. The deity is worshiped in the form of a sword. It is also a picnic spot mainly in the winter season.