5 stress buster locations in Cuttack for some quiet “me” time

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8:

Have you ever craved solitude in the lap of nature? That time when one desires silence with a scenic view, to contemplate, introspect or even to just be. Odisha Sun Times brings to you five such places in the Millennium City of Cuttack, where you can relax and rejuvenate yourself and just for some time take a break from the daily grind of life:

  1. Naraj
Photo Courtesy: Smikash Mohapatra
Photo Courtesy: Smikash Mohapatra

For many youngsters and families, the famous Naraj barrage over river Mahanadi in Mundali has in the last few years turned out to be a perfect spot to spend some quality time, especially in the evening. Scores of people often come down to this place to get a glimpse of the mighty river and to enjoy the beauty of it while the sun lazily sets.

2. Deer Park area

Photo Courtesy: Sandeep Sahoo
Photo Courtesy: Sandeep Sahoo

Near to the Barabati stadium, this is the place for you if you are looking to spend some family time with your kids. With plenty of deer to keep you company, this well-maintained park is as to nature as you can get in the middle of the city.

3. Kathajodi Ring Road

Photo Courtesy: Santosh Jena
Photo Courtesy: Santosh Jena

Located near Khannagar park, this place offers you a beautiful view of the Kathajodi river surrounded by lush green trees where you can spend hours hanging out with friends or that special someone.

4. Jobra deck

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It is difficult to put the magnificence of this place into words. This quiet sunrise point in Jobra, is situated in front of the Odisha State Maritime Museum. It is another peaceful place to escape to when noise begins to get to you.

5. Killa Padia, Barabati Stadium

Photo Courtesy: Satyajit Sahoo
Photo Courtesy: Satyajit Sahoo

Located in front of the Barabati stadium, it is one of the hot spots of Cuttack, where you can find youngsters chilling out in the evening engaged in discussions on any topic under the sun. Its tranquil ambience and the ready availability of tea is a great stressbuster.