Places to Visit in Cuttack

Cuttack has always been a hotspot for the tourists as it has several historical monuments along with several religious places which are widely known are must-visit places.

Tourist Spots in Cuttack

The Barabati Stadium: The presence of Barabati Stadium has kept Cuttack in highlight most of the times due to several international cricket matches being played over here. The stadium is said to one of the finest cricket stadiums of the country and has hosted various domestic, national, international and day night matches in the recent times.

Netaji Museum: Cuttack is the birth place of one of the most inspiring and well-known freedom fighter of the nation, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose who contributed his life in serving the nation and fought for its freedom from British ruling. Netaji was born in cuttack and did his schooling from Anglo School and later on from the Ravenshaw Collegiate school. At the birth place of Netaji, which is called the Jankinath Bhavan situated at the Oriya Bazzar is a grand house that has several rooms and a huge open courtyard. It has two floors and each one has long running verandahs. There has been a lot of modification being done in the construction with the help of the Deptt. of Culture, Govt. of India. It has now being transformed to a huge Museum which depicts collection of all the memorabilia associated with Netaji.

Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium: Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium is a centralized air-conditioned stadium with a seating capacity for 10,000 thousand spectators. It has organized several indoor games and sports in past and is being counted as one of the most amazing indoor stadiums on the nation.

Jobra Mahanadi Barrage:
One of the most peaceful location for the visitors and the local people of Cuttack is said to be the Barrage built over the Mahanadi River at Jobra. It is the most ideal location for the morning joggers and people who love to enjoy the breezes that emerge due to the flowing river Mahanadi. The evenings are the best time for the young age people to have a walk around the foot lane on the barrage with their mates and friends.

Religious Places in Cuttack

Cuttack is a much diversified place with its population constituting people from all over India. This directly has an impact on the local areas and the places that has the majority of people following a similar religion. 

Cuttack Chandi Temple:
Goddess Chandi is said to be an avatar of Goddess Durga which is worshiped all over the country with her various forms and different names. It is one of the most olden and loved temple of Cuttack as well as Odisha where one can find the similar amount of crowd all around the year. People that visit Cuttack for say any reason must visits the Goddess Chandi Temple once for sure. At the time of Durga Puja the temple gets special attention of people and decorated with lightings and gets packed with devotees coming from various nearby places of Cuttack. 

Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple: The Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple is one of the ancient and well known temples of Cuttack. Being situated just at the entrance of the city from the road routes the temple has always attracted devotees from various places.

Juma Masjid: One of the most famous Mosque of Cuttack is the Jumma Masjid, situated at the heart of the city. At the time of Ramzaan and Eid the Mosque witnesses almost all the Muslim community people praying there to the Allah.
 
Gurudwara Daatan Sahib: The holy shrine Guru Daatan Sahib is situated at Cuttack and it is being said that the first Sikh Guru, Shree Guru Nanak Dev Ji halted here while he was on his way to Puri in the 15th Century. The belief of people is that the Gurdwara is named Daatan Sahib after a tree named ‘Sahada’ was planted by using one of twigs used by Shree Guru Nanak Dev Ji and it still flourishes here.

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