Siddhavat, Ujjain
Religious Place


Rank 17
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3 Ratings & 2 Reviews

About Siddhavat

    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 6.00 AM - 6.00 PM , Saturday: 6.00 AM - 6.00 PM , Sunday: 6.00 AM - 6.00 PM , Public Holidays: 6.00 AM - 6.00 PM

Siddhavat is a huge banyan tree that has flourished on the bank of River Shipra and holds immense religious importance, like the Akashyavat in Prayag and Gaya and the Panchavat of Nasik. A good number of pilgrims take a dip in River Shipra from the bathing ghat built at the place. The site was popular as the worshipping place of the followers of the Natha sect.

It is said that the Mughal rulers cut off the banyan tree and they covered the entire area with iron sheets to restrict the growth of the tree. However, this sacred tree pierced the iron sheets and flourished significantly. There is a hamlet near Siddhavat, called Bhairogarh, which is renowned for its tie and dye painting for decades.

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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  Below 1hr
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  • Rao
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 3 Reviews
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"Average place"

  • 4.0/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
If you visit Ujjain this place can be seen as included in the tour itinerary of the local tour. Not worth visiting the 2nd time you are in Ujjain. The place is for doing for pitru puja.
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  • Pranesh
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 99 photos
  • 61 Reviews
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"Temple for Banian Tree"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Jul 27, 2015
Siddhavat is an old Banyan tree on the banks of Shipra river and has a great religious importance. Pilgrims take a dip in the Shipra river. This place was also a popular worshipping place of Nath sect. Long ago Moghul rulers cut off the Banian tree and covered the whole area with iron sheet to prevent its growth. But this tree pierced the iron sheet and flourished wonderfully. So a temple was built and this tree is worshipped with great reverence.
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