Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple, Ujjain

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#1 of 174 in Historic Sites in Madhya Pradesh
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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  • August 9, 2017
    One of the most prominent and famous jyotirlinga of twelve jyotirlinga.ITS DAKSHINMUKHI jyotirlinga which is only of its kind.i took VIP darshan pass for 250/- to avoid long queue but one can go direc...  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    Shri Mahakaal Mandir is the reason why Ujjain is known across India as prominent Hindu Pilgrimage. Mahakaal Mandir has Mahakaal (Form of Shiva) as the presiding Diety. He is considered and worshiped a...  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    For fortunate enough to attend the ‘Bhasm Aarti’ on the first day of ‘Savn Month’. The symbol of Lord Shiva - the Ling has its own power and draws your attention. A highly scared temple among Hindus, ...  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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