The Regional Museum of Natural History houses the largest skeleton of Baleen Whale in India. Among other highlights on display is the egg of the gigantic herbivorous flightless Elephant Bird.
Odisha is also known as “Utkal” as mentioned in National Anthem. The foundation day of Odisha i.e. 1st April is celebrated.
Throughout the medieval and British period Cuttack was the capital of Odisha. The capital was changed from Cuttack to Bhubaneswar in 1948.