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Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga - Things to Know Before Visiting

Jaisinghpura, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh 456006, India

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About Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga

Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and one of the twelve Jyotirlingams, located in the ancient city of Ujjain on the side of the holy river Shipra. The presiding deity, Lord Shiva in the lingam form is believed to be Swayambhu. this place is very scenic with an altogether different and unmatched peace of mind and composure . all these attract a lot of devotees to visit this place every day.

Attractions Near Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga

Shree Bada Ganesh Mandir
Shree Bada Ganesh Mandir0.14km from Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga

Bade Ganeshji ka Mandir is a magnificent temple in Ujjain that houses one of the biggest idols of Lord Ganesh. Resting along the Mahakaleshwar reservoir. The middle of the temple gate is adorned with a PanchamuKhi image of Lord Hanuman. This is a good place to visit in Ujjain.

Harsiddhi Mata Mandir
Harsiddhi Mata Mandir0.4km from Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga

It is one of the 51 major Shaktipeeths of India. Legend has it that Goddess Parvati took the form of Harsiddhi to kill two demons at the behest of Lord Shiva. The temple was built during the Maratha Period and has two towering deep stambhs that are lit up on the eve of every festival. The temple also offers accommodation.

Shri Char Dham Temple, Ujjain
Shri Char Dham Temple, Ujjain0.51km from Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga

One of the most beautiful temples of Ujjain where you can feel of visiting all the four Chardhams – Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. It is located behind the Mahakaleswar temple. Daily a lot of peoples comes here and enjoy the beauty of this place.

Shri Ram Ghat
Shri Ram Ghat0.57km from Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga

Sri ram mandir Gaht is considered as one of the oldest bathing ghats in India and holds the relevance with the Kumbhmela celebrations. It is of immense importance to the Hindus because it is one of the four locations where Kumbh Mela is held every 12 years.

Jantar Mantar, Ujjain
Jantar Mantar, Ujjain1.29km from Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga

The Jantar Mantar is an equinoctial sundial, consisting of a gigantic triangular gnomon with the hypotenuse parallel to the Earth's axis. Maharaja Jai Singh 2 has built this in the 18th century. Now it was a famous monument in Ujjain.

Shaktipeeth Shri Gadhkalika Mata Temple, Ujjain
Shaktipeeth Shri Gadhkalika Mata Temple, Ujjain2.85km from Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga

It is located 2 miles away from Ujjain. the idol in the temple of Gadkalika is supposed to have been worshipped by Kalidasa. It is said that Kalidasa was an uneducated person and it was due to his dedication to Goddess Kalika that he earned her blessings and also acquired unparalleled literary skills. It seems that the temple was renovated in the Paramara period. Now it is a famous tourist destination in Ujjain.

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Ujjain is the largest city of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh by population and it exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment and has been described as the commercial capital of the state.