Ancient City Ujjain

0.00 09 Dec 2021

  • Ujjain is known as the temple city for its numerous temples from different eras
  • The world's largest religious gathering, Simhastha (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
  • The Shri Ram Ghat, also known as Ram ghat, is the most ancient bathing ghat
  • Legend has it that Lord Krishna did his schooling from Sandipani Ashram in Ujjain.

Ancient City Ujjain

Ujjain is one of those divine lands in Madhya Pradesh where you not just feel the peace but also sink in the divinity that calms your soul from within. This city is considered the Greenwich of India, with the first meridian of longitude passing through it.

Known as the temple city for its numerous temples from different eras, and the major attraction is Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga. It is one of the 12 jyotirlingas, where Bhasma Aarti is a daily ritual that you must attend. In order to attend the aarti, make sure to follow the dress code if you wish to go inside the sanctum and participate in Abhishek.

Some more temples to visit in Ujjain are Harsiddhi temple, Gopal temple, Chintaman Ganesh temple, Chardham temple, Mangalnath temple, Bada Ganpati temple, Navagraha temple and Kal Bhairav temple. At Kal Bhairav temple, the devotees offer liquor to the deity as Prashad.The world's largest religious gathering, Simhastha (Kumbh Mela), is held on the banks of the Shipra river once every 12 years which is the maximum visited place in Ujjain.

Adding to Ujjain's tourist places is The Shri Ram Ghat, also known as Ram ghat, the most ancient bathing ghat. Also, Sandipani Ashram is a must visit place in Ujjain. Legend has it that Lord Krishna did his schooling from this place.

Ujjain is also known for its unique Papier Mache artefacts, Batik print fabrics and wooden combs. You can shop these items from local markets as souvenirs for yourself or your family and friends.

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Points of Interest

Gopal Mandir

Harsiddhi Temple

Kal Bhairav Temple

Mahakaleshwar Temple

Mangalnath Temple

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ACCOMMODATIONS

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MPT Avantika, Ujjain

Price: INR 200 - 2590 Phone: (0755) 2511398 , 8349994790

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MPT Shipra Residency, Ujjain

Price: INR 2490 - 4590 Phone: (0755) 2551495-96 / 2552402

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Best Season To Visit

Best Season To Visit

The best time to visit Ujjain is from July to April.