Choudwar



Choudwar is situated at a distance of 10 kilometers by road from the city of Cuttack. The region is located at a distance of 5 kilometers by water and is one of the emerging industrial regions of the state.

Choudwar is also an important religious and historical place. It was once the administrative capital of the Somakuli Keshari Kings of Orissa. It is popularly believed that the city was also the administrative capital of the brother-in-law of Kichaka, Virat. The epic heroes of Mahabharata, Pandava brothers along with Draupadi, took refuge in the city of Choudwar during their exile.

The eight Pithas dedicated to Lord Shiva stands in the region and are thronged by the devotees every year. The Shiv Pithas were established by the kings of the Keshari Dynasty. The devotees visit the ruinous remains of the Pithas.



Last Updated on 30 August 2012

     


     

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