Cuttack is a city in the eastern Indian state of Odisha. It’s on a peninsula flanked by the Mahanadi River to the north and the Kathajodi River to the south. The ruins of moated Barabati Fort, once home to the Eastern Ganga dynasty, show the citys medieval significance. Within the fort’s walls lies the Shahi Mosque, with its 3 white domes. Nearby, Maa Cuttack Chandi Temple is a pilgrimage site for Hindu devotees.