Cuttack District :: Introduction
One of Orissa's oldest cities ,better known as the Business
Capital of Orissa .It offers gold and silver filigree works,
horn and brass work, silk and cotton textiles and leather
This city has river Mahanadi in the north and river Kathajodi
in the south. Those who are fascinated by history are drawn
to the ruins of the Barabati Fort. Nearby is the shrine of
Kataka Chandi , the presiding deity of the city.The
Ravenshaw College, High Court, S.C.B Medical, All India Radio
Centre, Central Rice Research Institute, Stone Revetment,
Temple of Goddess Chandi and Barabati Durga are the main visiting
places. Cuttack is also recognized for its Paper mills, Sugar
factory, Tile factory, glass and china clay factory, jute
mill and spinning mills.
.........Ansupa, Banki, Bhattarika,
Choudwar, Dhabaleswar, Kukudiapada, Kukudanga, Lalitgiri,
Naraj, Nemala, Niali Madhab, Satakosia, Simhanath and Paramhansa
are some of the places of tourist interest
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
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 60kms. from Bhubaneswar
.A temple is situated on a hillock in that place dedicated
to the Goddess Charchika .River Mahanadi flows through the
Mahavinayak : At a
distance of 2 kms. from Chandikhol to the West is the seat
of famous Ancient Shiva temple of Mahavinayak.
: 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.
: 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 .
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 charmin 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.
Niali Mahdab : Situated at a distnace of
42kms from Bhubaneswar, Niali is famous for the temple of
Sobhaneswar(Shiva) and Madhab(Vishnu).
Information About Cuttack District
2. Banki sadar
3. Athagarh sadar
11. Cuttack sadar
map of Cuttack District