Barabati Fort was built in the 14th century by the Ganga Dynasty. The fort in Barabati is located at the edge of a delta, which was formed by the Mahanadi River. It is situated at a distance of 8 km from the central region of Cuttack. The fort covers a total land area of 102 acres.
The fort is surrounded by a moat which is known as Gadakhai. The moat is 20 yards wide. The fort has been built out of laterite and sandstone. Barabati Fort is one of the prominent tourist spots in Cuttack.
Last Updated on 30 August 2012