Cuttack is Odisha's oldest city and was established in 989 AD. A relaxed and laid-back city, Cuttack is today mainly a farmer and trader town, offering a refreshing array of landscapes, activities and characters, and whether one is a city-lover keen on shopping, a history or archaeology enthusiast or a religious person, there is something on offer for everyone. Steeped in history, Barabati Fort is one of the principal visitor attractions in Odisha. The fort casts its historical shadow on the natural surroundings, and both history and nature blend into a rich, seamless harmony. Although many travellers love to visit the city all through the season, winter season is the best time to visit Cuttack.
25 km from Bhubaneswar, Cuttack spreads on a narrow strip of land from east to west. With a hilly terrain on the West and Mahanadi delta plains in the East, this densely populated city is highly fertile, making it a major producer of rice. Cuttack is best known for its acclaimed art, the silver filigree work. Thin silver wires fashioned into exquisite jewellery, utensils and decorative items.
The marvels of ancient engineering skill, allures the onlookers with its perfection.
Quadam-I-Rasool Shrine, Cuttack has a tower on each corner. The Shrine has one of the best structures with 3 mosques within the shrine.
The nearest Airport is Biju Patnaik International Airport at Bhubaneswar that is connected by flights from major cities of India and abroad.
Cuttack railway station is connected by trains with all important cities in India.
The National Highway NH 5 passes through the city, providing bus services and motorable roads.
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