The Naraj Barrage is a beautiful place built on the Kathjodi river. It is only 15 km from Cuttack. Kathjodi emanates here from the river Mahanadi. There is a Shiva temple named Sidheswar near the Naraj Dam. Once upon a time, it was famous for Buddhist culture. Now some remnants of Buddhist culture are also found here as a symbol of Buddhism. The place is extremely valued for its scenic beauty attracts people to the river Mahanadi. The Naraj Barrage is a tourist place in Cuttack, Odisha.