Ansupa Lake- Cuttack
Ansupa is a freshwater lake situated in Banki, Cuttack district Odisha.
The area comprises of green hills on one side and lake with beautiful water plans on the other.
The lake is home to over 9 species of submerged, 26 species of emergent, and 12 species of floating plants.
Around 50 species of migratory birds are also found in the site. You must visit the place if you are a nature lover or a water baby.
Ekamra Kshetra (old town area) – Bhubaneswar, Khordha
The Old town areas in Bhubaneswar also referred to as Ekamra Kshetra is a heritage town.
It consists of the famous Lingaraj Temple, Rajanani Temple, Mukteshwar Temple and Kedargouri temple among other small temples that one finds on the way while talking through the heritage trail.
The Bindu Sagar lake is one of the most amazing attractions in the city for its light show after sunset.
One could also enjoy the amazing street food that Old town has to offer apart from all the beautiful sites.
Marichi Kunda and Ganga Jamuna should also a part of your list if you are a history lover!
Deras Dam- Bhubaneswar
Deras Dam is a small dam situated in the Chandaka Forest and Elephant Reserve, Khordha Odisha.
Here, one can take a guided safari of about 40 km, enjoy amazing views from the hilltop cottage and go to the rainwater reservoir.
If you love going on drives, this could be the perfect place o visit on a winter weekend!
Odisha Maritime Museum- Cuttack
The Maritime Museum is located in the old dilapidated complex of “River Boat Construction and Repair Workshop” constructed during the British era.
The exhibits of the museum give an insight into the ancient Odisha’s famed maritime industry.
The tools used by the Sadhabas (or seafarers), age-old navigation systems and its evolution are on display.
It also has a beautiful garden and an aquarium with cute little fishes.
Netaji Birth Place Museum- Cuttack
Located in Oriya Bazaar in the city of Cuttack, Netaji Birth Place is the ancestral house of Subhas Chandra Bose – India’s one of the greatest freedom fighters.
The museum boasts a unique assortment of antiques, books, documents, articles, handwritten letters and other belongings of Netaji giving a very close insight into Netaji’s childhood and early years of freedom struggle.