9 Famous Temple to Visit in Ujjain During Simhastha Kumbh 2016

Ujjain is an ancient city of central India,situated on the eastern bank of the Kshipra River in the Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh. The city of Lord Mahakal was known as Avantika and continues to be an important place of pilgrimage and holiest hindu cities for Shaivites. Ujjain city is home to Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga,Kal Bhairav temple,Harsiddhi Mataji Temple,Chintaman Ganesh temple and Gadkalika Mata Temple, some of the other notable sacred places in the city includes Gopal Mandir, Sandipani Ashram,Kaliadeh Palace,ISKCON temple and Mangalnath Temple. Image source:simhasthujjain

Chintaman Ganesh Temple


Shri Chintaman Ganesh Temple is considered to be of considerable antiquity and Ganesh idol is supposed to be swayambhu. The temple has Riddhi,Siddhi and the consorts of Ganesha,seated on either side of Lord Ganesha.

Shree Mahakaleshwar Temple


Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga Temple is the most famous temple of Lord Shiva in Madhya Pradesh and is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga, the sacred abodes of Shiva. The Mahakaleshwar temple is situated on the side of the Rudra Sagar lake and the idol of Mahakaleshwar is known to be dakshinamurti.

Harsiddhi Mataji Temple


Harshidhhi Mata Temple is a very big and famous mandir in the city of Ujjain,built by famous King Vikramaditya. This temple occupies a special place in the galaxy of ancient sacred spots of Ujjain.

Kal Bhairava Temple


Kal Bhairav Temple is dedicated to Kal Bhairav, Located on the banks of the Shipra River in the Ujjain city. The temple is the most active temples in the city and one of the most unique temple in India, Liquor is offered to the temple deity.

Gadkalika Mata Temple


Goddess Gadkalika Temple is one of the most famous temple in Ujjain, Situated about 2 miles from the main city. The temple is dedicated to goddess Kali mata and believed to be one of the 51 Shakti peethas in India.

Bade Ganeshji Ka Mandir


Bade Ganeshji Ka Temple is situated above the tank near the Mahakaleshwar temple with a huge statue of Lord Ganesha.
Ganesha idol of Bade Ganeshji Ka Mandir is one of the most beautiful idol,The temple also has an idol of the panch-mukhi Hanuman.

Mangalnath Temple


Shri Mangalnath Temple is among the most visited temple in the city,situated little far the bustle of the city on the bank of river Shipra. Mangalnath Temple is the only temple dedicated to Mangal and a highly revered shrine situated in Ujjain.

Dwarikadhish Gopal Mandir


Dwarikadhish Gopal Temple is situated in the middle of the city build by Bayajibai Shinde. The temple displays a beautiful example of Maratha architecture with marble doors.

Ram Janardan Mandir


Ram Janardan Temple of Ujjain is one of the oldest temple in the city. Ram Janardan Mandir is a perfect example of the elegant and fabulous architectural of Maratha with excellent sculptures and maratha paintings.