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Location: Ujjain district, Madhya Pradesh.
Famous for: Tradition and temples.
Summer (March to August): 48º C to 24 º C. 
Winter (November to February): 36º C to 09ºC.
Monsoon (September to October): Moderate rainfalls.
STD CODE : 0734
BEST TIME TO VISIT : November to February.

Ujjain - a city of tradition and temples. But none of them has survived in the original splendour. Depreciated with the passage of time, the structures that stand today are of more recent dates, renovated or rebuilt over the years. Still all these traditional forms offer unique charecteristics of the city and prove its legacy.

One of the 12 jyotirlingas in India, the lingam at the Mahakal is believed to be swayambhu (born of itself) deriving currents of power (shakti) from within itself as against the other images and lingams which are ritually established and invested with mantra-shakti.

The city is in the Malwa region of central India.


BADE GANESHJI KA MANDIR : The temple is dedicated to Ganesh, the son of Shiva. This beautifully sculptured temple situated above the tank near the Mahakaleshwar temple. The middle of the temple is adorned by an idol of the pancha-mukhi (five faced) Hanuman. One can learn Sanskrit and Astrology in the temple.

CHINTAMAN GANESH : Chintaharan means "the assurer of freedom from worldly anxieties". The temple is built across the Shipra on the Fatehabad railway line. The Ganesh idol enshrined here is supposed to be swayambhu - born of itself. The artistically carved pillars in the assembly hall date back to the Paramara period.

PIR MATSYENDRANATH : This religious place on the banks of the Shipra river is located close to the Bhartihari Caves and the Gadkalika Temple. It is dedicated to the memory of one of the great leaders of the Natha sect of Saivism-Matsyendranath. Since Muslims as well as the followers of the Natha sect call their saints 'pir', t...


Kumbh Mela:

The holy festival of Kumbh is the most sacred celebration for Hindus. The festival (that celebrated in 4 different cities, viz., Allahabad, Hardwar, Ujjain and Nasik) falls once in every 12 years. Millions then flock to Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh to take a dip in the holy waters of Shipra River.

The Kumbh Mela at Allahabad is said to be the Maha Kumbh Mela. 

Navaratri festival:

Ujain and its temples come alive during the festival season of Navratri (Dusshera) that usually falls in the month of September or October.

Pancheshani Yatra:

It is a grand tour of Ujjain in which thousands of people join in every year. The Chatdwar Yatra, the ceremonial visits to the four gates, is also associated with this Yatra.


Nearest airport is at Indore (55 km) which is connected by flights with Delhi, Bhopal and Mumbai.


Ujjain is connected with Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Kolkata, Chennai and Cochin.


Regular bus services connect Ujjain with Indore (81 kms), Bhopal (184 kms), Ratlam, Gwalior, Mandu (155 kms), Dhar and Omkareshwar (131 kms).

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