Tourist Places in Ujjain

Places to Visit in Ujjain

Ujjain - #4 of 36 in Madhya Pradesh |
Ujjain Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 4422 Ratings

Ujjain is mostly preferred by travellers from Ahmedabad, Lucknow. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Ujjain is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Ujjain are January, February, March, October, November, December. There are 45 tourist places in Ujjain, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Ujjain can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Ujjain for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Ujjain Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Ujjain, browse through photos & pictures, explore Ujjain using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Ujjain, which are great places to visit, are Shani Mandir, Kalidasa Academy, Vedha Shala, Virat Bhairav temple, Chowsat Yogini temple. Ujjain can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

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Mahakaleshwar Temple, Ujjain
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The Mahakaleshwar Temple is the most famous temple in the city of Ujjain. This temple of Lord Shiva is devoted to one of the twelve ‘Jyotirlingas’ in India. The temple is built in five levels and decorated with idols of deities like Omkareshwars Shiva, Parvati,... Read More »
"Mr"Jan 25, 2017 "Religious place"Dec 29, 2016
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  • Type: Ashram
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Sandipani Ashram, Ujjain
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According to the sources of Mahabharata, Lord Krishna and Sudama used to receive regular instruction in the Sandipani Ashram in Ujjain. Beside political and religious significance, Ujjain also enjoys considerable recognition of being a notable seat of learning. The area nearby... Read More »
"Sandipani Ashram"Dec 13, 2016 "The School of Lord Krishna"Mar 19, 2016
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ISKCON Temple, Ujjain
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Kal Bhairava, Ujjain
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The most important among the eight bhairavas of the Shaivites is Kal Bhairava, which has been built under the benefaction of King Bhadresen, on the bank of River Shipra at Ujjain. A mention of Kal Bhairava is found in the Avanti Khanda of the Skanda Purana. Mainly the... Read More »
"No administration"Dec 29, 2016 "Vow"Dec 18, 2016
  • Type: Planetarium
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Jantar Mantar, Ujjain
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Another place of astronomical importance and for star gazers is the Jantar Mantar (also called the Vedh Shala Observatory) established in the 17th century. Since, ancient times, Ujjain was the center of the studies and research of Hindu astrologers and astronomers and the... Read More »
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Harsiddhi Temple, Ujjain
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The Harsiddhi Temple occupies a prominent place in the galaxy of age-old sacred locations of Ujjain. The temple has an idol of Annapurna painted in dark vermilion colour between the idols of Mahasaraswati and Mahalaxmi. This temple, which was in deplorable condition, was... Read More »
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Mangalnath, Ujjain
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The temple of Mangalnath is located away from the city of Ujjain and is accessible through a winding road. The temple overlooks a vast expanse of the Shipra River. The Matsya Purana refers to Mangalnath as the birthplace of mars. During ancient times, Mangalnath was famous for... Read More »
"No administration"Dec 29, 2016 "The only Mangal Temple"Mar 18, 2016
  • Type: Palace
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Kaliadeh Palace, Ujjain
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Situated on the bank of River Shipra, the Kaliadeh Palace is a classic example of Persian architecture. The river flowing on both sides of the palace, along with some man-made tanks and channels, forms a beautiful backdrop. Two Persian inscriptions are also found in one... Read More »
  • Type: Cave
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Bhartrihari Caves, Ujjain
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The Bhartrihari Caves are situated on the bank of River Shipra, adjacent to the temple of Gadkalika. There is a traditional belief that at this very spot, Bhartrihari, who is known as the stepbrother of Vikramaditya, lived and meditated before forsaking worldly pleasures. He... Read More »
"Very deep cave"Apr 26, 2017 "No control over crowd"Dec 29, 2016
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Gopal Temple, Ujjain
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The Gopal Mandir is situated in the heart of the big market square. It was built under the benefaction of Bayajibai Shinde, the queen of Maharajah Daulat Rao Shinde in the 19th century. The temple stands as a specimen of Maratha architecture. The chamber of the goddess is... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
Pir Matsyendranath, Ujjain
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Pir Matsyendranath is a sought after tourist spot on the bank of River Shipra. It is adjacent to the Bhartrihari Caves and the Gadkalika Temple. The structure has been built to honour the memory of one of the great leaders of the Natha sect of Saivism-Matsyendranath. Both the... Read More »
"Good spot for picnic"Apr 24, 2016 "Average Place"Dec 17, 2015
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Shani Mandir, Ujjain
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Ram Mandir Ghat, Ujjain
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"Dirty Ghat"Dec 29, 2016 "Kshipra River in Holy city"Mar 18, 2016
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Vikram Kirti Mandir, Ujjain
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The Vikram Kirti Mandir, established on the event of the second millennium of the Vikram era as a cultural hub to honour the memory of Vikramaditya, houses the Scindia Oriental Research Institute, an art gallery, an archaeological museum and an auditorium. The institute... Read More »
"Very old temple"Jul 4, 2015
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Vedha Shala, Ujjain
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Raja Jai Singh, who was a great scholar, built the Vedha Shala observatory in Ujjain in1686. He efficiently translated works of Ptolemy and Euclid into Sanskrit from Arabic. He also built many other observatories in several places like Delhi, Jaipur, Varanasi and Mathura.... Read More »
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  • Type: Museum
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Jain Digambar Sangrahalaya, Ujjain
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  • Type: Historic Place
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Kalidasa Academy, Ujjain
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The Kalidasa Academy was established in Ujjain by the Government of Madhya Pradesh in memory of the renowned poet and dramatist, Kalidasa. This academy emphasises the study and research of Sanskrit. The premises of the academy consist of a museum, theatre, library, seminar and... Read More »
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Chintaman Ganesh Temple, Ujjain
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The ancient temple of Chintaman Ganesh has an idol of Ganesh with Siddhi and Riddhi, his two consorts, on either side of the idol. The carved pillars built as support of the assembly hall can be traced back to the Paramara period. The deity here is addressed as Chintaharan... Read More »
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Gadkalika, Ujjain
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Located at a distance of around two miles from the city of Ujjain, the idol in the temple of Gadkalika is supposed to have been worshipped by Kalidasa. It is said that Kalidasa was an uneducated person and it was due to his dedication to Goddess Kalika that he earned her... Read More »
"Maa ka Darbar in Ujjain"Mar 19, 2016 "Shakti Peetha"Dec 17, 2015
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Navagraha Mandir, Ujjain
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Located on the Triveni Ghat of the Shipra River, the Navagraha Mandir is a little away from the old site of Ujjaini Town. The temple is dedicated to nine planets, attracting huge crowds on full moon days, especially those which fall on Saturdays. Lately, the religious... Read More »
"Temple for 9 planets"Jul 27, 2015
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