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Ujjain

Madhya Pradesh | India
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Ujjain is categorised as Pilgrimage


Kal Bhairav Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 3 March 2011)
Mandsaur Pasupatinath
Jantar Mantar - Vedha Shala (Photo Courtesy: Clt13)
Harsiddhi Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 3 March 2011)
Mangalnath Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 3 March 2011)
Sandipani Ashram (Nivalink Trip Dated - 3 March 2011)

Reasons to Visit
  • Ujjain is one of the oldest cities in India a historic capital of Central India.
  • Ujjain, situated on the bank of river Shipra is one of the seven sacred cities of the Hindus.
  • Since ancient times the basic reference of Hindu calendar time, namely the prime meridian passes through Ujjain. For this reasons it was an important referral point on the earth for the ancient astronomers.
  • Ujjain is home to Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, one of the twelve Jyotirlinga Shiva temples.
  • Ujjian is home to many signicant temples including a Shaktipeetha temple and a Lord Shiva temple where Wine (Liquor) is offered to the Lord as offering.
Recommendations
  • Significant Hindu Pilgrimages in Madhya Pradesh"Ujjain (60 kms from Indore) is a riverside pilgrimage and site for Kumbh Meha every 12 years. Mahakaleshwar Temple at Ujjain is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples. Harsiddhi Temple here houses Goddess Mahalaxmi and Mahasaraswati and is one of the Shakti Peetha. Ujjain is popularly visited alongwith Mandsaur and Omkareshwar."
  • Destinations to visit Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva"Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh) is a major pilgrim centre and is home to a self incarnated Jyotirlinga Temple of Mahakaleshwar. Mahakaleshwar and Omkareshwar are typically visited together."
  • Shaktipeetha Temples in West and Central India"Mahakaleshwar Temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples. Harsiddhi Temple here houses Goddess Mahalaxmi and Mahasaraswati and is one of the Shakti Peetha Temples. Ujjain is a renowned pilgrimage and generally visited as part of pilgrim break combining with Omkareshwar and Mandsaur. "
Access Information

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2 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Ujjain

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Short Break (4-6 nights)1
Holiday (7 or more)1

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List of Holidays for Ujjain

Short Break

  • 7 Jyotirlinga Temples with Shirdi (6 Nights)

Holiday

  • 9 Jyotirlinga Temples with Dwarka and Shirdi (8 Nights)

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Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Day Ujjain Temple VisitsRs. 1778

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Ujjain and Drop to IndoreRs. 2000
Pickup from Ujjain and Drop to MandsaurRs. 3889
Pickup from Ujjain and Drop to OmkareshwarRs. 3000
Pickup from Ujjain and Drop to RatlamRs. 2778

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Destination Ideas

  • Ujjain Pilgrimage

Festivals linked to Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh)

  • Kumbh Mela Experience

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    Kal Bhairav is a temple on the banks of the Kshipra that is dedicated to the worship of Kal Bhairav, the chief of the eight Bhairavas (Lord Shiva) described in Saivite tradition. It is renowned for the fact that one offers liquor to the deity as offering.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    2
    Siddha Ashram is located near to Harsiddhi Temple in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India. The area contains a temple, meditation chamber and gardens, and attracts hundreds visitors seeking spiritual enlightenment each year. The ashram is run by Acharya Mahamandaleshwara Swami Nardanandji who is known for his Kundalini Shaktipath initiation and research into ayurvedic based medicinal remedies. The Ashram is also engaged in educating poor childrens and distribution of medicines in rural areas
    Institute
    Spirituality
    2
    Mahabkaleshwar Temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples and principle reason to visit Ujjain. The temple draws huge crowds all round the year especially during Mahashivaratri day and Nagpamnchmi Day (Shravan month during monsoon season). Harsiddhi Temple here houses Goddess Mahalaxmi and Mahasaraswati and is one of the Shakti Peetha.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva, Devi Temple, Shaktipeetha, Jyotirlinga
    2
    Avanti Parshwanath Teerth situated on river Kshipra is a renowned Jain pilgrimage and well visited round the year
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    3
    The Observatory was built by a Rajput king, Raja Jai Singh II, in the 1720s, is one of the five such observatories in India and features ancient astronomical devices.
    Heritage Site
    Observatory
    3
    The Sandipani Muni ashram is located 2 km outside Ujjain. it is popularly believed that it is here that Lord Krishna alongwith Balrama and Sudama received their education.
    Heritage Site
    Ashram
    4
    Chintamani ganesh is an ancient holy temple of Lord Ganesha in Ujjain. Chintaman Ganesh is the biggest Ganesh Mandir of Ujjain
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha
    5
    The Bharthari caves is an ancient site which has some interesting legends associated with it. It is said that it holds tunnels which lead directly to the four ancient dhams in North India (char dham).
    Heritage Site
    Caves
    5
    The Mangalnath temple is situated on Kshipra River. It is regarded as the birthplace of Mars, according to the Matsya Purana. Pilgrims also visit Siddhavat, a large banyan tree on the banks of the Kshipra, considered sacred locally.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Other
    6
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Mandsaur is also famous for Pashupatinath Temple, a Hindu temple situated on the banks of the Shivana river. Pashupatinath Temple is one of the prominent shrines in Mandsaur of Madhya Pradesh. Lord Shiva in the form of Lord Pashupatinath is the principal deity here. The highlight is a unique Shivling with eight faces of Lord Shiva
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    156

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Ujjain,Madhya Pradesh,India

January
27°C / 13°C
February
29°C / 16°C
March
35°C / 22°C
April
38°C / 27°C
May
41°C / 29°C
June
34°C / 27°C
July
31°C / 25°C
August
28°C / 23°C
September
30°C / 22°C
October
34°C / 21°C
November
30°C / 18°C
December
29°C / 16°C

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Ujjain
Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Mahakaleshwar TempleNear Mahakaleshwar temple, a Jyotirlinga temple and a famed pilgrim centrePilgrimage1
Town CentreArea within 2 km radius of the railway stationTransit1
Dipti Parisar4 kms South of Railway StationBusiness/Pilgrimage-
Nearest Airport in Ujjain
  • Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport ( IDR ) , Indore-60 Kms
Railway Stations in Ujjain
  • Ujjain ( UJN ), Ujjain
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