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Ujjain Travel Guide

Placed on the banks of Kshipra River, the ancient city of Ujjain, boasts of a rich long history, which can be seen through the architectural wonders, sprinkled all around the place.


  • Ujjain Temple in Madhya Pradesh
Ujjain At a Glance
  • Population:515,215
  • Area :152 sq.kms
  • Geo Location:Central
  • Average Climate:10°C - 30°C
  • Best Time to Visit:October - March
  • STD Code:0734

Introduction

Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh is an important heritage site. Tour to Madhya Pradesh today, includes a must-do tour to Ujjain. Located on the eastern banks of River Shipra in Malwa plateau, Ujjain earlier was the capital of ancient Avanti and also of King Vikramaditya. Tourist sites in Ujjain range from temples to observatory to palaces and heritage structures. For Hindus, this is a holy site where Hinduism flourished intensely centuries ago. According to the religious scripts, two parts of the Skanda Purana, a holy text, were composed in Ujjain. This city was projected as the center of earth and the fittest meridian for astronomical measurements.