Ujjain is considered to be a city of temples. Ujjain is the fifth most populous city in Madhya Pradesh. Ujjain is also considered to be the city of Mahakal. This is a religious city. The city is an ancient city situated on the east bank of the river Kshipra. It is considered to be a famous Hindu pilgrimage site with Kumbh Mela held here every 12 years. It is considered to be one of the holiest cities in India. Ujjain is one of the last Bhav cities of ancient India, as it is also the prayer center of various Indian scholars. Ujjain was the most famous city on the Malwa plateau in central India for most of its history. Also known as Ujjain and India’s Greenwich or the navel of the earth.

Visiting place in Ujjain 

 

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga

Mahakaleshwar Temple is the oldest temple in Ujjain. This temple is considered to be one of the 12 holy Jyotirlinga temples of India. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Mahakaleshwar is also considered to be one of the 18 Maha Shakti Peethas of India. Another factor that makes Mahakaleshwar one of the most revered Jyotirlingas in India is the fact that the Mahakaleshwar idol is a southern root, unlike all other Jyotirlingas. The temple is located on the side of the holy river Shipra. The belief of this temple is that Lord Shiva is spontaneous here in the form of Lingam.

Kal Bhairav Temple

Kal Bhairav Temple is dedicated to the deity Kal Bhairav of that city. This temple is one of the most active temples in the city. In this temple, alcohol is offered as an offering to Kal Bhairav. This temple was built by the obscure king Bhadrasen. At the present time, the construction of the temple is built on the remains of an old temple.

Kaliadeh Palace

This palace is the most famous and ancient palace of Ujjain. The palace was founded in 1458 by the Sultan of Mandu during the reign of Mahmud Khilji. The palace is located on an island on the river Shipra. The palace is spread out on both sides by river water and man-made tanks and rivers show the technical prowess of the predecessors. 

 

Kumbh Mela

Kumbh Mela

Held in India, this fair is reminiscent of the legendary Samudra Manthan event in Hindu mythology. This fair is held every twelve years. The fair is held in four places in India. One of which is Ujjain. The fair is held on the banks of the river Shipra in Ujjain. Kumbh Mela is a Hindu pilgrimage site where Hindus and people from all over the world gather to bathe in a holy river. According to Hindu mythology, being sanctified in these rivers purifies the souls of individuals and frees them from all their sins.

 

Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar

Also known as Jantar Mantar and Observatory School. It is an observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh II in 1725 and contains 13 architectural astronomical instruments. It was named ‘Yantra Mahal‘ after the study of motion and orbit formed here. The main purpose behind the creation of the Jantar Mantar was to explain and compile the data collected by astronomical calculations.

 

 

 

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