December 2, 2022

10 Best Places to Visit in Cuttack

Cuttack Tour

Top Tourist Attractions in Cuttack

Cuttack is a city in Odisha, a state in eastern India. It is located on a peninsula that is bordered to the north by the Mahanadi River and to the south by the Kathajodi River. The city’s historical significance may be seen in the remnants of the moated Barabati Fort, which was formerly home to the Eastern Ganga dynasty. The Shahi Mosque, with its three white domes, is located within the fort’s walls. Maa Cuttack Chandi Temple, located nearby, is a Hindu pilgrimage destination. Cuttack is known for its Durga puja, one of Odisha’s most prominent festivals. Cuttack is also where Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was born. According to the Government of India’s classification system, the city is classified as a Tier-II city.

Best Places to Visit in Cuttack

  1. Satkosia
  2. Sapanpur
  3. Simhanath
  4. Satyabhamapur
  5. Sri sri Swapneswar Dev
  6. Sri Sri Ramanath Dev – Baidyanath Dev
  7. Ansupa
  8. Choudwar
  9. Kukudanga
  10. Nemalo

Satkosia

The area is well-known for its gorge, which begins at Satkosia. It is an excellent location for group camping, sailing, and observing the colourful animals.

Best Time: October to March

Nearby Tourist Places: Pragalapitha-36 km, Deojhar-47 km, Singhanath-60 km,Swpneswar Dev-60 km

Sapanpur

The little community of Sapanpur is known for its natural beauty, which includes a series of small hills dotting the verdant farm area. Mahima Gosain founded an Ashram on a hillside on the outskirts of the hamlet in the mid-nineteenth century. The Ashram is well-known for its spiritual effects.

Best Time: October to March

Nearby Tourist Places: Damdamani- 17 km, Maninag Cave – 28 km, Kapilash-35 km

Simhanath

The little community of Sapanpur is known for its natural beauty, which includes a series of small hills dotting the verdant farm area. Mahima Gosain founded an Ashram on a hillside on the outskirts of the hamlet in the mid-nineteenth century. The Ashram is well-known for its spiritual effects.

Best Time: October to March

Nearby Tourist Places: Ramanath&Baidyanath-3 km, Swapneswar Dev(Sankhamari)-4km, Ansupa-33km , Amangeikuda-49 km.

Satyabhamapur

Madhusudan Das was born on April 28, 1848, at Satyabhamapur, a hamlet 20 kilometres from Cuttack. He is also known as UtkalGourav. He was Odisha’s first MA and BL graduate. Madhusudan Das fought tirelessly for the social, political, and economic advancement of the people of Eastern India. He served the country admirably as a brilliant lawyer, social reformer, and patriot. He could also speak Oriya, English, and Bengali fluently. To instil a sense of patriotism in people, he authored a number of poems and essays in Oriya and English. He willingly donated all of his money to disadvantaged children’s higher education. He created UtkalSammilani, which revolutionised Odisha’s social and industrial growth.

He unified Odisha via his long political struggle, and modern Odisha was born on April 1, 1936. This day is known as UtkalaDibasa. UtkalGouravMadhusudan Das died on February 4, 1934, at the age of 85. His enormous contribution to the state and nation will be remembered for the rest of his life.

Sri sri Swapneswar Dev

Sri Sri Swapneswar Dev Temple at Sankhamerilies on the northern bank of the Mahanadi River was established between 1690 and 1734 AD by BalabhadraMangaraj, King of BadambaGadajat. This hamlet, Sankhamari, was also the first village of BadambaGadajat, and it was founded in 1305 AD by Sri Hatta Kishore, the first King of BadambaGadajat. The temple’s main draw is that snake bite sufferers are treated by worshipping and dharana near Lord Shiva.

Best Time: October to March

Nearby Tourist Places: Ramanath& Baidyanath-3 km , Simhanath -4 km ,Bhattarika- 8Km, Ansupa -33 km ,Amangeikuda-49 km

Sri Sri Ramanath Dev – Baidyanath Dev

Sri Sri Swapneswar Dev Temple at Sankhamerilies on the northern bank of the Mahanadi River was established between 1690 and 1734 AD by BalabhadraMangaraj, King of BadambaGadajat. This hamlet, Sankhamari, was also the first village of BadambaGadajat, and it was founded in 1305 AD by Sri Hatta Kishore, the first King of BadambaGadajat. The temple’s main draw is that snake bite sufferers are treated by worshipping and dharana near Lord Shiva.

Best Time: October to March

Nearby Tourist Places: Charchika Temple, Banki- 20 km, Singhanath- 2km

Ansupa

Ansupa, located near Athagarh, is a tiny yet lovely lake that provides refuge to migrating birds throughout the winter. The water spread is great for boating and fishing.

Best Time: October to March

Nearby Tourist Places:Amangeikuda (15 Km), Tigiria (20 Km), BankiCharchika (15 Km)

Choudwar

Choudwar, Odisha’s industrial centre, is also a historic site. It was previously the capital of Odisha’s Somkali Keshar Kings, and the Keshari dynasty erected eight major Shiva pithas during their reign. The beauty of the area is enhanced by the presence of several picturesque sites.

Best Season:                            October to March

Accommodation:                    Not available on the spot

Kukudanga

The location is notable for the Goddess Beleswari Temple, which is located around 30 kilometres from Cuttack, and the lush backdrop provided by the temple draws people.

Best Season:                            October to March

Accommodation:                    Not available on the spot.

Nemalo

Achyutananda’s Samadhi, one of the five panchasakas, is credited for popularising the bhakti worship in Odhisa. Achyutananda is particularly well-known for his prophetic writings, known as ‘Malika.’ The location is on the banks of the Chitrotapala River.

Best Time: October to March

Nearby Tourist Places: Kakudiapada- 8Km, Chhapachikana- 13Km

Best Time to Visit Cuttack

From October to March is the ideal time to visit Cuttack city.

How to Reach Cuttack

By Air

Nearest Airport is Bhubaneswar Airport- 30 Km

By Train

Nearest Railway Stations is Cuttack

By Road

From Bhubaneswar it is 25kms on the N.H. 16.

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