Chhatia




Chhatia is one of the most frequented places from the city of Cuttack. The tourists often engage in a weekend tour from Cuttack to Chhatia, which is situated at a distance of 30 kilometers from this city.

Chhatia near Cuttack is one of the most popular pilgrim centers situated in the district of Jajpur in the state of Orissa. Devotees throng the temple of Lord Jagannath, situated in Chhatia. The temple stands as an exponent of the modern Orissan architecture. The stone carvings in the temple are intricately designed and attributed to Lord Jagannath. The temples of Jaluaka are also situated near Chhatia.

Chhatia is also reputed as a historical place for the archaeological remains of the fort, Amaravati-Kataka. The fort is one of the five magnificent forts built by Chodaganga Deva. The ruins of the fort still stand in Chhatia with the Dhania Mountains as its background.



Last Updated on 30 August 2012