Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Ujjain is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Ujjain a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Ujjain.
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Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh 456006
07:00 am - 11:00 pm
There won’t be any single Hindu who wouldn’t know of the Mahakaleshwar temple of Ujjain. One of the most visited temples in India, it holds a lot of religious significance as it houses the lingams of Mahakalesvara, Omkaresvara and Nagachandresvara kept in the lowest, middle and the uppermost part of the temple respectively. The Mahakale...
Located on the banks of Shipra temple, the Kal Bhairav temple was built by King Bhadrasen as a dedication to Kal Bhairav, one of the manifestations of Lord Shiva. Inside this temple, you will find beautiful paintings in Malwa style. Worshipping Kal Bhairav falls under the tradition of Shaivism, done by Kapalika and Aghora sects. According to this t...
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Bhairavgadh Road, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh 456006
04:00 am - 08:00 pm
Mangal is the Hindu term for planet Mars. The Mangalnath temple is dedicated to the same planet whose manifestation comes across in the form of Lord Shiva. This temple exudes great spiritual energy and is located on the picturesque banks of Shipra River. The temple is situated at the place where the first meridian is said to pass the earth. Infact,...
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Ratnakhedi, Madhya Pradesh 456006
05:00 am - 07:00 pm
Dating back to 11th or 12th century, the Chintaman Ganesh temple is one of the most revered sites of Ujjain and is thus a must visit. Dedicated to Lord Ganesha, who is the son of Lord Shiva, this temple was built during the reign of Paramaras in Madhya Pradesh (Malwa). Lord Ganesha is always the first God to be invoked for any auspicious occas...
A renowned Vaishnav temple that celebrates and prays Lord Krishna and Radharani, ISKCON has several temples across Indian as well as the world. One such temple is present in the Temple City of India, Ujjain, making it more spiritual and pious as a landscape. Following the tradition of ISKCON temples, this particular temple is vibrant, beautiful to ...
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118 Janki nagar, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh 456006
06:00 am - 09:00 pm
Located in the outskirts of Ujjain, the Gadkalika teple is devoted to one of the Hindu goddesses, Kalika. This is the same Goddess who is supposed to be the Goddess of poet Kalidas. This is considered to be the same temple where Kalidasa got his boon from the deity. Although this temple is not very old, it is supposed to be at the same site where t...
As the name suggests, this temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha, the God who disseminates prosperity and wealth to people. The temple is located near the Mahakaleshwar temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Bade in Hindi means large, and Mandir in Hindi means a temple, so the entire phrase Bade Ganeshji Ki Mandir means&nbs...
This is yet another temple that celebrates the glory of the Blue God, Lor Krishna. During the Maratha rule in Ujjain, this temple was built by Bayaja Bai, wife of Daulat Rao Scindia during 1848-56 and dedicated to Dwarkadheesh, the tutelary deity of the Scindia family. The main idol is made up of black stone surrounded by stupendous architecture an...