CUTTACK : It is only about 35 km. north of Bhubaneswar, on the banks of the Mahanadi and Kathajuri Rivers. The stone revetment on the Kathajuri River, which protects the city from seasonal floods, dates from the 11th century. The Kadam Rasul is a Muslim shrine which contain the Prophet's footprint and has become a place of pilgrimage for Hindus as well as Muslim. Paradip, 90 km. from Cuttack, is a major port.