BARABATI FORT, CUTTACK

BARABATI FORT, CUTTACK

  • Planet Odisha
  • Planet Odisha
  • Planet Odisha
  • Planet Odisha

Address:  Biju Patnaik Colony, Cuttack, Odisha 753008

Type Of Organization:  TOURIST SPOT


Barabati Fort is a 14th-century fort built by the Ganga dynasty near Cuttack, Odisha. The ruins of the fort remain with its moat, gate, and the earthen mound of the nine-storied palace, which evokes the memories of past days. Today it sits next to the modern Barabati Stadium, the venue of various sport events and cultural programs. There is also a temple dedicated to Katak Chandi, the presiding deity of the city, not far away from the fort. Now there are plans to develop the old Gadakhai into a world class tourist destination with boating facilities and a world class park. The renovation work of the Gadakhai is going on in full swing.


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