Cuttack Historic Bali Yatra Cuttack-Odisha Tourist Place in Odisha

Silver city Boating Club

Mahanadi water Cruise Cuttack is located on the river bank and comes just a few miles before the Historic Baliyatra ground. The place attracts visitors with its riverside view and boating. Deer Park, Barabati Fort, Barabati Stadium, Cuttack Chandi Temple and Gadchandi Temple are the nearby places to visit.

About Cuttack

Cuttack, the former capital and one of the oldest cities of Odisha is the administrative headquarters of the district. The town is situated at the apex of the delta formed by the rivers Mahanadi in the North and Kathajodi in the South. It serves as a convenient base for touring the various places of interest in the district.

“The Silver City” is situated at the apex of a delta formed by the river Mahanadi on the north and its distributory, the Kathajodi on the south, and located at 14.62 metres above sea level, the city of Cuttack has a history of more than one thousand years.

Silver city Boating Club
Silver city Boating Club

Geographically, it is between 20-55′ E longitude. Hot in summer, humid during the monsoon and dry in winter, this densely populated city is spread over an area of 59.57 square kilometres. Cuttack (or Kataka) was founded by King Nrupa Keshari in 989 A.D.

Sights to see here include the ruins of a 14th-century Barabati Fort. Kadam Rasool, located in the centre of the city, is a sacred 18th-century shrine that is revered by both Hindus and Muslims. It contains the footprint of the Prophet Mohammed. There is an 11th century stone Revetment on the Kathajuri River, which protects the city from seasonal floods. It’s a remarkable example of the ancient technological skill of Odisha.

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