Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple, Ujjain

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. With our international travel planner, Ujjain attractions like Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Please make advance booking of the arti. It starts very early in the morning and need to reach the temple by three am.  more »
  • Once in Ujjain you can see signboards stating the way to Mahakaleshwar Temple which is one among twelve Jyotirlinga. There is good managed parking for Rs.25 near Mahakaleshwar temple. You can leave yo...  more »
  • A jyotirling in the holy city of Ujjain. Its quite crowded in the mornings. Would recommend visiting it around 4 pm.Entry from the back gate is less crowded . There us a locker room to keep mobiles. A...  more »

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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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