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  • Orissa Tourism
  • Orissa Tourism
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Cuttack, the erstwhile capital and the largest city of the East Indian state of Orissa, revolves around the Barabati Fort. Known for bearing a number of religious places, the destination attracts a number of tourists, every year. The name of the city is an anglicised form of Kataka that literally means The Fort

Facts and Figures of Cuttack:

It is Barabati Fort that refers to the Fort that is the literal meaning of Kataka which has an anglicized form Cuttak, the name of the city. Sprawling around an area of 398 sq km (154 sq miles), Cuttack is located at the starting of the delta of the River Mahanadi.

Cuttack Connectivity:

Lying about 28 km to the northeast of the state capital Bhubaneswar, Cuttack is well-connected by Air, Rail and Road transport. Its nearest airport is the Biju Patnaik Airport at Bhubaneswar, around 28 km far. Cuttack Railway Station is a major station on the Howrah-Chennai mainline of the East Coast Railway. The destination is networked all the major cities through the National Highway 5.

Place to Visit in Cuttack:

Cuttack is a home to numerous religious places including temple like Katak Chandi Temple, Gada Chandi Temple, Gada Gadia Temple, Bhattarika Temple, Dhabaleswar Temple, Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple and the oldest temple of Paramahansanatha. It also houses a holy historical Sikh shrine The Gurdwara Daatan Sahib. Various mosques like Qadam-E-Rasool, Juma Masjid and Shahi Mosque are also lying in the city.

Shooping Complex in Cuttack:

For shopping, you can approach the following markets in Cuttack:

  • Arunodaya Market Complex at Link Road
  • Jajati Kendra Market Complex at Buxi Bazaar
  • Dinabandhu Bipani at Buxi Bazaar
  • Peripheri Market Complex at Buxi Bazaar
  • Banijyalaya Market Complex at Bajkabati Road
  • Mahanadivihar Market Complex at Sikharpur
  • Paribahan Market Complex at Jagatpur
  • Chicken Market at Buxibazar
  • Vikash Sadan Market Complex at College Sqr
  • Fish & meat market at Sector-6, Bidanasi
  • Market Complex in Sector-6,Bidanasi
  • Shop-cum-office Complex at plot no. 360, Sector-6
  • Convenient shops at Sector-6, Bidanasi
  • Subash Chandra Arcade at Old Jail
  • Convenient shops over plot no.CM-l/CM-5, CM-6, CM-7, CM-8 & CM-12 of Sector-7, Bidanasi
Entertainment of Cuttack:

For your full entertainment, Cuttack has many attractions like Kanika Library at Ravenshaw University, The Arnapurna theater, one of the oldest of Orissa situated in Buxi Bazaar, a deer park near Barabati Stadium, CDA Sector-6 park, Khannagar park, Jobra park. Biju-Pattnaik park at Bidanasi and Freedom Fighter's Memorial as well as Netaji Museum.