The former capital of the Indian state of Orissa, Cuttack is nicknamed as ‘The Millennium City’ and ‘Silver City’ of India. The name Cuttack literally means a Fort and refers to the ancient citadel of Barabati, around which, the town of Cuttack is situated. The best time to visit Cuttack is during the winters (October to January) as the summers can be brutally hot and humid. The city is the most colorful during the festivals of Diwali and Dussehra and is growing as a new industrial hub. Let’s talk about the best places you can visit in the city of Cuttack: Barabarti fort, Kataka chandi temple, Bhitarkanika wildlife sanctuary (Crocodile), Kadam rasool mosque, Netaji birth museum.