Cuttack Chandi Temple is situated in the surrounding area of Cuttack. This is an ancient shrine dedicated to the Goddess Chandi, the reigning deity of Cuttack. The temple is nestled on the banks of river Mahanadi.
The temple is famous among the devotees, who flock to the temple throughout the year. The temple witnesses a huge number of devotees coming to the shrine to chant prayers daily. The goddess of the temple is worshipped as an incarnation of Durga during the Durga Puja every year. The Durga Puja festival is celebrated in a large scale in the temple annually.
The festivities are observed for 16 days, starting from the dark fortnight of Ashwina Krishna Ashtami and continue till Vijaya Dashami. The goddess of the temple is also known as Maa Katak Chandi among the locals. The temple is believed to be about 300 years old. The architecture of the temple is a splendid sight.