Ujjain is known as the temple city for its numerous temples from different eras
The world’s largest religious gathering, Kumbha Mela, is held on the banks of the Shipra River once in every 12 years
Ujjain is considered the Greenwich of India, with the first meridian of longitude passing through it
Ashoka was the Governor of Ujjain during the reign of his father
The Shri Ram Ghat, also known as Ram Ghat, is the most ancient bathing ghat
The Legend of
the Kumbh Mela
One of Hinduism’s seven sacred cities, Ujjain boasts a wealth of cultural heritage, largely in the form of temples.
Situated on the banks of the Shipra River, the city dates back to 600 BC and was once the residence of Ashoka. It was also the political and commercial hub of central India and the capital of the ancient Avanti Kingdom.
Ujjain’s spiritual charm is undeniable. The famous poet, Kalidas, described it as ‘The town fallen from Heaven to bring Heaven to Earth’. The many temples give you glimpses of a glorious past.
This is one city that will take you back to your childhood history books.
Where incredible facts, legends and stories come to life
The legend of the Kumbh Mela
The enchanting legend behind the "world's largest congregation of religious pilgrims" - the Kumbh Mela - that occurs once in 12 years.read
The ultimate Gurudakshina
There are many legendary stories of Gurudakshina (A tribute from student to teacher), but none like the one of Lord Krishna and his guru.read
Situated in the middle of the city, this cozy hotel offers comfortable accommodation and a peaceful stay. The ambience is well in line with that of the ancient city.
|Rooms||INR 1140 or lesser|
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport, Indore: 56 km
(0755) 2511398 / 8349994790
Ujjain Junction Railway Station: 2 km
Ujjain Shipra Residency
With comfortable rooms and modern amenities, Ujjain Shipra Residency is the choice if you’re looking for a place close to the railway junction.
|Rooms||INR 2990 onwards|
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport, Indore: 60 km
2551495-96 / 2552402
Ujjain Junction Railway Station: 0.5 km
Anjushree is a sprawling hotel property providing best-in-class facilities and amenities. Luxurious accommodation with exceptional services, this premium hotel is ideal for a relaxed trip.
|AC rooms||INR 3590 onwards|
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport, Indore: 46 km
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Hotel Mittal Avenue
Mittal Avenue offers comfort and hospitality that makes your stay hassle-free. You can make the most of their contemporary facilities and amenities while experiencing the serenity of the city.
|Rooms & suites||INR 2000 onwards|
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport, Indore: 49 km
Ujjain Junction Railway Station: 2.4 km
Hotel Rama Krishna
Located at the heart of the city, Hotel Rama Krishna provides affordable accommodation accompanied by key amenities and services.
|Rooms||INR 2000 or lesser|
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport, Indore: 65 km
(0755) 8085668338, 9907244442,0734-2557012
Ujjain Junction Railway Station: 1 km
How to get here?
Reaching by Air
The closest airport is Indore Airport, which is 55 km away. It is the busiest airport in Madhya Pradesh and is well connected to cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Raipur and Jabalpur.
Reaching by Rail
Ujjain is connected by rail to major cities like Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore. The railway station is just a kilometre away from the main city centre.
Reaching by Road
Ujjain is well connected by road. You can get here by hiring a cab or catching a bus from Indore (55 km), Gwalior (450 km), Ahmedabad (400 km) and Bhopal (183 km).