Car Hire For Indore To Ujjain

About Ujjain

Ujjain is the city of Mahakaleshwar and it is an important and pious place for the religious peoples.

The city of Ujjain is located on the banks of the Kshipra River in Madhya Pradesh, is one of the most ancient Indian cities. Ujjain is home to one of Lord Shiva’s 12 Jyotirlingas and also happens to be one of the Saptapuris (seven Sacred Hindus Cities that are believed to grant Moksha). Also Ujjain plays host to the Kumbh mela once every 12 years. Today, Ujjain is one of the marked holiest places in India attracting pilgrims from all over.

Mahakaleshwar temple is Ujjain's primary tourist attraction. It is dedicated to one of the twelve Shiva jyotirlingas and is visited by several devotees. Ujjain also has some other beautiful obsolete places to visit like the Kal Bhairav and the Harsiddhi temple.

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Major Attractions in Ujjain

One of the holiest of Hindu cities, Ujjain has a plethora of temples that are spread all over the town. The most notable are the Bhaironath (the liquor drinking deity) temple, Mangalnath temple, Chintaman Ganesh, Har Siddhi Mata, Gopal Mandir, a Krishna temple.

While Mahakal is undoubtedly the presiding deity of Ujjain, the other gods of the Hindu pantheon are also well represented in the hundreds of other temples all over the town. One of the major attractions of the town is the Bhasma Aarti held every dawn at the Mahakal temple.

Things to do in Ujjain :

1. Visit the Ram Ghat for a spiritual evening aarti

Ram Ghat holds an evening aarti on the banks of river Shipra. You can take a dip in the water, sing prayers and enjoy the sight of amber glowing lamps. During Kumbh Mela, the site gets even more visitors.

2. Shop

A little bit of retail therapy never hurt anyone. Try getting your hands on some beaded and lacquer items. Look for tribal metal work, pottery and bamboo items as well.

Places To Visit In Ujjain

1. Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga Mandir

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga Temple is one of the most famous Hindu temples that is dedicated to Lord Shiva. In fact it is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, which are supposed to be the most sacred abodes of Shiva.
Distance: 2.4 km from city center
Time Required: Less than 10 minutes

2. Kal Bhairav Temple

The Kalabhairava Temple is believed to be associated with the cult of tradition in Hinduism. Therefore, many sadhus with ash-smudged bodies and long matted hair can be spotted around this temple on regular basis.
Distance: 7.1 km from city center
Time Required: 15 min

3. Ram Ghat

Ram Ghat is the most central and popular ghats of Ujjain’s river, strung with orange and pink-roofed shrines, is busy all day with people bathing and presenting gifts of milk or flowers to the Shipra also serves as the venues of Kumbh Mela that is held in every 12 years.
Distance: 4.2 km from city center
Time required: Less than an hour

4. Kumbh Mela

Ujjain is one of four sites in India that hosts the incredible Kumbh Mela, during which millions bathe in the Shipra River. It takes place here every 12 years, normally during April and May.
Venue: Ram Ghat at the banks of River Shipra

5. Shri Harsiddhi Mandir

Shri Harsiddhi Temple is one of the ancient places of India and it is the 13th Shaktipeeth among the 51 Shakti Peethas of Mata Sati situated in the city of Ujjain.Built during the Maratha Period, the temple enshrines a famous vermilion-painted image of goddess Annapurna.
Distance- 3.7 km from city center
Time required- 9 min

6. Kaliadeh Palace

The Kaliadeh Palace exemplifies Persian architecture and inscriptions from Emperor Akbar and Jahangir’s visits. This historical palace is situated on an island in Shipra river. The palace was built by Mandu Rulers in the year 1458 AD.This historical landmark of Ujjain was recorded as temple of the Sun with two tanks namely Surya and Brahma Kund.
Distance: 11.3 km from city center
Time required: 1 hour

7. Chintaman Ganesh Temple

Chintaman Ganesh Temple is an antediluvian shrine that dates back to 11th -12th centuries. This ancient temple is highly revered and one of the most visited shrines of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh.The Ganesh idol enshrined here is supposed to be Swayambhu (born of itself).
Distance: 6.9 km from city center
Time Taken: 13 min

8. Gomti Kund

Gomti Kund is a holy water tank near the Sandipani Ashram. Legend tells a tale that Lord Krishna brought waters from all holy rivers from his pilgrimage sites here so that his guru could perform daily rituals.
Distance: 5.1 km from city center
Time required: Less than an hour

9. Sandipani Ashram

Sandipani was the guru of Lord Krishna. It is believed that Lord Krishna used to bring water from the Ganges for his guru to accept him as his disciple. This is the place where Lord Krishna used to do his learning and work towards being a good disciple. This ashram houses Guru Sandipani’s shrine and has two temples dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Distance: 5.1 km from city center
Time required: 1 hour

10. Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar or the Ved Shala is the oldest of the five observatories made in the 17th century by Maharaja Jai Singh. This place was used to collect data by astronomical calculations and it continues to be an attraction for scholars, astronomers and tourists alike.
Distance: 2.2 km from city center
Time required: Less than an hour

11. Rumi ka Makbara

Rumi ka Makbara is the tomb Maulana Rumi built in the 17th century and is conserved by the state. This age-old tomb is famous for its hexagonal structure and history.
Distance: 3.2 km from city center
Time required: 1 hour

12. Kalidasa Academy

This Academy was established to study and explore Kalidasa’s literature not only academically but also the interdisciplinary angles of impact. The place covers an area of 3374 hectares with its own beautiful natural pond. It also hosts various art competitions, fairs and festivals.
Distance: 2 km from city center
Time required: 1.5 hours

Reasons to take a Taxi / Car from Indore to Ujjain

The route from Indore and Ujjain is hardly about 1hr 15min drive. There are number of amazing dhabas and restaurants around the highway that offers good food at reasonable prices.The trip is short you can enjoy your ride to ujjain glancing at picturesque views.
Also, Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport (Indore) is the nearest airport from Omkareshwar.

How to Reach Ujjain

Nearest Airport: Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport, Indore.
Time taken:1h 7 min
Distance: 57.3 km

Nearest Railway Station: Ujjain Junction
Time Taken:4 min
Distance:1.3 km

Nearest Bus Stops: Ujjain Bus Stand, Nanakheda Bus Stand, Shaheed Rajabhau Mahakal Bus Stand.

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