India - Cuttack City Information

by V.A.Ponmelil (All rights reserved by the author)

Cuttack City Information

Cuttack is the former capital and one of the oldest cities of Orissa. The city is popular throughout the country for its exauisite and delicate filigree works, artistic horn works and the fome and colourful textiles.Places of Interest: ·         Stone Revetment of Cuttack - The stone revetment is used on the river banks of Cuttack and it is a great engineering marvel of the 11th century A.D.  ·         Barabati Fort - The ruins of a medieval fort has moat and gate and the earthen mound of the nine-storeyed palace on the bank of the river Mahanadi. ·         Temple of Cuttack Chandi - It is the shrine of the presiding deity of the city.  ·         Quadam-i-Rasool - It is a sacred shrine both for the Hindus and Muslims.


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