Photo of Ujjain by Wandering Boots

A city of amazing maze alleyways, Ujjain is the temple town of MP. An ideal escape for the spiritual souls, the city is a charming place undoubtedly. Find yourself at peace at the majestic temples that are dedicated mostly to the Shaivite and Vaishnavite sect of Hinduism. The temples at Ujjain are excellent specimen of Bundela art and architecture. The holy embankments of River Kshipra are amongst some places to spend time and feel tranquility at this otherwise chaotic city. Ujjain is also famed for celebrating the largest Hindu fair – Kumbh Mela and makes an ideal destination for religious tourism in Madhya Pradesh.Tourist Attractions:

Mahakaleshwar Temple

Gopal Mandir

Chintaman Ganesh Mandir

Clock Mandir

Indira Gandhi Statue

Ram Ghat

Harsiddhi Mandir

Must-do in Ujjain:

Visit the Mahakaleshwar Temple

Eat at Zharokha Restaurant

Attend Magh Mela (Next Magh Mela in April 2016)

During Dusshera, it is ideal to visit Harsiddhi Mandir

How to Reach: The best way to reach Ujjain is by train as the Ujjain Railway Station is connected to all major railheads in India. Apart from trains, flights are also available. The nearest airport is at Indore, which is at a short distance of about 55kms from Ujjain.Best Time to Visit Ujjain: October to March