Don't miss when at Mahakal Temple
Ujjain is a city of famous king Vikramaditya or great poet Kalidas, Ujjain is known for its great cultural and spiritual importance like Varanasi or Benaras. Ujjain, the erstwhile state capital of Malva region is now also one of the major cities of Madhya Pradesh. Situated 190 km west of state capital Bhopal. Ujjain is also known for its Simhastha Kumbha Parva (Kumbh Mela).
Ujjain, the city of Mahakal, previously known as Avanti, Kushsthali, Kanashringa, Bhaumvati, Padmavati, Pratikalpa, Amaravati, Vishala, Avantika and Ujjayani is considered to be among the holiest cities in India. The only south-facing idol of Mahakaleshwar, regarded as the God of all the deities and demons alike, is situated at Ujjain. The Adi Purana describes Ujjain as the most sacred city on the earth. The city has been a seat of learning where all disciplines of knowledge have flourished since time immemorial.
Ujjain is well-connected by rail, air and road. It is on the Western Railway and is connected by direct train to most major Indian cities.Ujjain has an air strip. The nearest airport is Indore Airport.The road network is developed with other parts of Madhya Pradesh.Ujjain is connected to Indore through SH-27 and SH-18 Dewas-Badnawar passes through it.