10 Things to Do in Cuttack That You Shouldn't Miss

Cuttack/ˈkʌtək/ ( listen) is the former capital and the second largest city in the eastern Indian state of Odisha. It is also the headquarters of the Cuttack district. The name of the city is an anglicised form of Katak which literally means The Fort, a reference to the ancient Barabati Fort around which the city initially developed. Cuttack is also known as the Sudama City as well as the Sudama City due to its history of 1000 years and famous silver filigree works. It is also considered as the judicial capital of Odisha as the Odisha High Court is located here. It is also the commercial capital of Odisha which hosts a large number of trading and business houses in and around the city. Cuttack is also famous for its Durga puja which is the most important festival of Odisha and West Bengal.

1. Netaji Birth Place Museum

Oriya Bazar, Cuttack, India Museums, Specialty Museums
Excellent
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4.5 based on 48 reviews

Netaji Birth Place Museum

Reviewed By joyienjoy - Nashik, IndiaNashik, India

Well Maintained and Place of National Significance

Lot of History attached to this place. If you admire the personality, then this will be a very informative place for you. Google Map is slightly incorrect, but you can see the board to reach correctly. The garden is well maintained. Closed on Mondays.

2. Dhabaleswar Island

River Mahanadi, Cuttack, India Nature & Parks, Islands
Excellent
64%
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28%
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4.5 based on 49 reviews

Dhabaleswar Island

Reviewed By tinacI8188LT - Hyderabad, IndiaHyderabad, India

Lovely Place

If you want to go for a one day trip from Bhubaneswar, its an ideal place to go. An hour long drive from bhubaneswar. But during holidays its over crowded. When you walk on the hanging bridge you will literally feel its moving. While coming back from the

3. Odisha Maritime Museum

Jobra, Cuttack 753007, India Museums, Military Museums
Excellent
67%
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25%
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4.5 based on 56 reviews

Odisha Maritime Museum

Reviewed By gpradeepshenoy - Bengaluru, IndiaBengaluru, India

Average Museum

This Museum is located near Jobra barrage . It is a bit difficult to reach this museum using public transport. From Big Bazaar(jail Road) took a Auto to this museum and it costed me Rs 50.00 as there were no share autos to this museum from Jail road. Entr

4. Cuttack Chandi Temple

Stadium Rd, Cuttack 753008, India Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
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4.5 based on 81 reviews

Cuttack Chandi Temple

Reviewed By Dev1972 - Kolkata (Calcutta), IndiaKolkata (Calcutta), India

The most important religious place of Cuttuck

This Chandi temple is a very famous temple of Cuttuck the has attracted visitors from old times. Its a small temple but is very much popular with the locals. Nothing great about the beauty of the place. But the religious minded can certainly visit the pla

5. Mahanadi Barrage

Mahanadi Vihar Road, Cuttack 753004, India Sights & Landmarks, Bridges
Excellent
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46%
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4 based on 63 reviews

Mahanadi Barrage

Reviewed By foodntraveldiaries - Bengaluru, IndiaBengaluru, India

Go for the views !

Another prominent place that you would come across as you traverse through the city or to and from Bhubaneswar is the Mahanadi River. Head to the Mahanadi Barrage for some amazing views. Look for view points, connect with the locals to know the best one’s

6. Barabati Stadium

Canonment Rd, Cuttack 753008, India Sights & Landmarks, Arenas & Stadiums
Excellent
57%
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4.5 based on 41 reviews

Barabati Stadium

Reviewed By roydinesh - New Delhi, IndiaNew Delhi, India

Nice Stadium

This is a very nice stadium used for football ,as well as for cricket..In fact international cricket, particularly one day matches are played here regularly.I visited once this stadium.It looks quite modern and all international standard facilities are av

7. Maa Cuttack Chandi Mandir

Shaikh Bazar, Cuttack, India Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
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4.5 based on 18 reviews

Maa Cuttack Chandi Mandir

Reviewed By foodntraveldiaries - Bengaluru, IndiaBengaluru, India

Divine and Beautiful !

Ask anyone what to see in Cuttack and this temple will be the first you’ll hear ! The temple is of the presiding deity of Cuttack – Goddess Chandi and hence the name. It’s a small temple but step inside and it resonates bliss ! It’s quite famous and its g

8. Deer Park

Biju Patnaik Road | Tulasipur, Cuttack 753008, India Nature & Parks
Excellent
40%
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3.5 based on 25 reviews

Deer Park

Reviewed By swadesh s

Relaxation time

A beautiful place just present opposite to Mahanadi bridge near cantonment police station.excellent & ideal place for visit along with family especially kids to enjoy congregation of so many wild animal together besides river Mahanadi.approximately more t

9. Paradeep Beach

Bhitarkanika National Park, Cuttack, India Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Beaches
Excellent
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4.5 based on 6 reviews

Reviewed By Suman R - Cuttack, IndiaCuttack, India

Good Place

It's a nice place where you can enjoy one of the best views of the grand sea. The locals are amazing. Visit the place for wonderful experience away from the busy city life.

10. Barabati Fort

Bank of River Mahanadi, Cuttack 753001, India Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites, Ancient Ruins
Excellent
45%
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4 based on 42 reviews

Barabati Fort

Reviewed By Footprints727663

Spectacular View

I went to Barabati Fort. The Barabati Fort in Cuttack in Odisha is well known fort with carved gateway. It is about 8km away from the city. It is a 14th century fort build during the Ganga dynasty. The fort is situated on the river Mahanadi. It is great p

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