Bhubaneswar, the capital city was the cradle of Kalingan Architecture. At one point it was home to over 1000 temples of which 350 odd still remain. Earning the city, the epitaph – The City of Temples.
Throughout the medieval and British period Cuttack was the capital of Odisha. The capital was changed from Cuttack to Bhubaneswar in 1948.
Sisupalgarh which dates back to the times of Mohenjodaro & Harappa civilization and located on the outskirts of capital city Bhubaneswar was the largest fortified city of its time.