Cuttack City Guide
Cuttack, the former capital of Odisha, (then Orissa) is known to be one of the oldest cities of the state, holding great significance. The ancient city has seen many historical phases, rise and fall of various empires, impacting the city in various ways that still show through ancient remains that still exist here. There are various places of interest like Barabati Fort, Chandi Temple, Quadam-e-Rasool. The city is also popular for the silver Filgiri work that is simply brilliant and unique. Among the festivals celebrated here, the important ones are Dushhera, Kali Puja, Katikeshwar Puja and Bali Yatra – the biggest trade festival. People of the city follow ancient traditions and rituals that can be seen the way they celebrate.