Place of interest in Ujjain

Major Attractions

Mahakaleshwar Temple:
This is the most significant shrine in Ujjain as it is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas, dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed to be the only Jyotirling where the Shivling looks towards the south. That is why it is also called as Dakshinmukhi or the south looking ling.

Ram Ghat:
Madhya Pradesh is the oldest bathing ghat in Ujjain and has been used for that purpose for as long as the Kumbh Mela has been held.

Kal Bhairava Temple:
Bhairav is a fierce materialization of Lord Shiva, and the city of Ujjain has numerous shrines dedicated to this ferocious manifestation. Kal Bhairav temple is believed to be associated with the Tantra cult, a heretical secret religious group with brawny black magic nuances.

Bade Ganeshji Ka Mandir:
Bade Ganeshji Ka Mandir is located over the reservoir close to the Mahakaleshwar Mandir. The place of worship houses an enormous and aesthetic statue of Lord Ganesha, who is Lord Shiva's son.

Bhartrihari Caves:
These caves are popular amongst tourists visiting Madhya Pradesh for their historical charm. The pellucid waters of Shipra cascades near the caves and add to the beauty of the place. These caves, assigned to 11th century AD, are the exact site where Bhartrihari, stepbrother of King Vikramaditya, resided and meditated.

Harsiddhi Temple:
These caves are popular amongst tourists visiting Madhya Pradesh for their historical charm. The pellucid waters of Shipra cascades near the caves and add to the beauty of the place. These caves, assigned to 11th century AD, are the exact site where Bhartrihari, stepbrother of King Vikramaditya, resided and meditated.

Mangalnath Temple:
A marvelous shrine located far away from the city life, offers an unimaginable sense of tranquility to the tourists. As per the inscriptions in Matsya Purana, Mangalnath is said to be the birthplace of planet Mars.

Vedhshala (Observatory) - Jantar Mantar:
This is India's first observatory constructed by Savai Raja Jaysingh between 1725 and 1730 A.D.