Cuttack is one of the oldest cities of Orissa. For quite a long time, this city served as the capital of Orissa. It was founded in the early 10th century by Nripati Kesari. Cuttack is situated on the delta formed by the rivers Mahanadi and Kathjuri. Since the city has such strategic position, it serves as the main base for commercial activities. Cuttack is known for its handicrafts and shopping in the city is a delight for shoppers.
You can get an amazing variety of Ikat fabrics and appliqué work
over here. The fine silverwork done here usually renders the visitors
speechless. Infact, Cuttack is famous throughout India for its exquisite
silver filigree work. While on a shopping spree, you can always stop for
a halt in one of the restaurants in the city and relish the yummy
mouthwatering seafood. Presently, tourism in Cuttack is on its boom.
The best part about the city is that, it is very well connected to
almost all the major cities of the country. It is accessible from almost
all parts of the country via train and buses. However, if you want to
travel to Cuttack by air, then Bhubaneswar will serve as one of the most
convenient entry points. There are a large number of sightseeing places
in Cuttack, for instance Barabati Fort, Chandi Temple and Kadam Rasool