Tourist Places in Ujjain

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Ujjain Tourist Places



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Jantar Mantar, Ujjain
Jantar Mantar, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Planetarium
  • Entry: Paid
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 observatory is evidence... Read More »
Vikram University, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
An important landmark of Ujjain is the Vikram University, a popular centre of learning in the city. The University, located on Dewas Road, was established in the year 1957. It plays a significant role in the literary and cultural activities of the city. Read More »
Chintaman Ganesh Temple, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Temple
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 Ganesh, which means... Read More »
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ISKCON Temple, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Temple
Bhartrihari Caves, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Cave
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 was also a great poet... Read More »
Kaliadeh Palace, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Palace
  • Entry: Paid
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 of the corridors... Read More »
Navagraha Mandir, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Temple
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 significance of the place... Read More »
Mangalnath, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Temple
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 offering a clear... Read More »
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Sandipani Ashram, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Ashram
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 the ashram is known... Read More »
Harsiddhi Temple, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Temple
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 reconstructed... Read More »
Durgadas Ki Chhatri, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Monument
Durgadas ki Chhatri is a significant monument in the city of Ujjain. The ruler of Jodhpur, to commemorate the memory of Durgadas who fought for the independence of Jodhpur, built this chhatri. This chhatri is an impressive structure built in the Rajput architectural style. It also houses a statue... Read More »
Patal Bhairav Temple, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Temple
A famous temple dedicated to the Shakti (power) of the mother Goddess namely, Patal Bhairav Temple has an interesting legend behind it. As per Hindu mythology, a cruel and selfish demon, Bhairav Nath chased a young lady named Vaishno Devi, the reincarnation of Mother Goddess. In order to flee,... Read More »
Bade Ganeshji Ka Mandir, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Temple
Bade Ganeshji ka Mandir, an ancient temple located above the tank adjacent to the Mahakaleswar temple, houses an artfully designed idol of Lord Ganesh. The centre of the temple has an idol of the pancha-mukhi (five faced) Hanuman. There is also provision for learning astrology and Sanskrit in the... Read More »
Gadkalika, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Temple
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 blessings and also... Read More »
Siddhavat, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Religious Place
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... Read More »
Kal Bhairava, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Temple
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 Kapalika and Aghora... Read More »
Chaubis Khamba Temple, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Temple
The Chaubis Khamba Temple is an impressive architectural marvel of the 9th or 10th century and was considered to be majestic and royal entry point of Mahakala-Vana whose boundary wall now in ruins lies near the gate. At each side of the gate are the splendid graceful images of the goddesses with... Read More »
Ram Janardhan Mandir, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Temple
The marvelous and eye catching shrine, Ram Janardhan Mandir, built in the 17th century by Mirza Raja Jaisingh is a perfect example of the elegant and fabulous architectural structural style of the Maratha period. The imposing and classic Maratha paintings decorate the walls and many structures... Read More »
Vikram Kirti Mandir, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Temple
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 also has a... Read More »
Pir Matsyendranath, Ujjain
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Places to Visit in Ujjain
  • Type: Religious Place
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 Muslims and the... Read More »
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