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Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple, Ujjain

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Considered of twelve sacred abodes of Shiva, Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple attracts Hindu devotees from all over the country. When you visit, you can admire the architecture of this 18th-century structure and view the veneered Shiva idol. Be prepared to wait in line to enter the temple, especially if you arrive during religious festivals. Use our Ujjain holiday planner to arrange your visit to Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple and other attractions in Ujjain.
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Where to stay in Ujjain

As with many of India's places of pilgrimage, Ujjain offers a number of accommodations, the most characterful of which concentrate around the main temples, located on the streets that surround them. Primarily small, budget-friendly hotels and guesthouses, they boast convenient access to the main sights and the town's lively center. Farther out, things get a little more spacious and luxurious, with larger hotels offering additional amenities, such as pools, spas, and restaurants.
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  • My Great feeling wonderful jyotirling a Unique shiv Ling Amazing history in Ujjain city we was in Kumbh fair on sahi both on 21 may and again we have came on next month with friends to see temple of m...  more »
  • Mahakaleshwar Jyotirling Ujjain one of the 12th Jyotirling of Lord Shiva, situated a side of the Rudra Sagar lake. In temple downwards stairs to reach lingas. Pilgrims firstly take bath in River Shipr...  more »
  • Won't be tough to locate the Temple as it's right in the heart of Ujjain. The queues can be long so give yourself enough time to be there. Preferably stay over for the night and attend the Bhasma Aart...  more »