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Mahakaleshwara Temple

The temple of Mahakaleshwara with its soaring shikhara dominates the skyline and life of Ujjain. Here, the god Shiva reigns eternal and the lingam at Mahakaleshwara, one of the 12 jyotirlingas in India, is believed to be swayambhu (born of itself), deriving its shakti or power, from within itself. Yet another unique feature of this majestic shrine is the idol which faces the south, a positioning upheld by tantric traditions and found only in Mahakaleshwara among the 12 jyotirlingas. The idol of Omkareshwara Shiva is consecrated in the sanctum above the Mahakal shrine and the images of Ganesh, Parvati and Kartikeya are in the west, north and east of the sanctum sanctorum. To the south is Shiva's bull steed, Nandi. Every Mahashivratri, in the month of March, fair held near the temple.

Bade Ganeshji Ka Mandir

Bade Ganeshji Ka Mandir glorifies the city of Ujjain. Ganesh is considered to be the most benevolent God that blesses his followers with wealth and prosperity.
In the center of the Ganeshji temple, there lies an exceptional statue of Hanuman, a deity of devotion and belief. What makes this deity so unique is the fact that Hanuman is depicted here with five faces, which symbolises courage, loyalty, devotion, strength, and righteousness. An important centre for learning, Bade Ganeshji Temple imparts knowledge in the field of astrology and Sanskrit.

Chintaman Ganesh Temple

Chintaman Ganesh Temple is an antediluvian shrine that dates back to 11th -12th centuries. This ancient temple is highly revered and one of the most visited shrines of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. One can easily reach Chintamani Temple from anywhere in Madhya Pradesh by hiring private taxis. However, one can take regular buses that are available from Indore and Bhopal. Chintamani Ganesha Mandir is wholly made out in stone. It is believed that the temple was built during the reign of Paramaras in Madhya Pradesh (Malwa).

Kaliadeh Palace

The Kaliadeh Temple is located on the banks of the River Shipra and is the most visited sites of the state of Madhya Pradesh. It is like an isle that is separated by a small stretch of water that makes it look more elegant.
Kaliadeh Palace is located in an island-like setting on the Shipra River. The landscape provides a glorious backdrop to this imposing building. Constructed in 1458, the Kaliadeh Palace has 52 tanks that river water is diverted through to create cooling breezes. The central dome of the palace is an excellent example of Persian architecture.

Vikram Kirti Mandir

The Vikram Kirti Mandir in Ujjain has been established in order to jog the memory of the young generation about the glory of the Mauryan Age. A cultural centre, which is established on the occasion of the second millennium of the Vikram era, the Vikram Kirti Mandir holds the Scindia Oriental Research Institute, an archaeological museum, an art gallery and an auditorium.
The Vikram Kirti Mandir houses the Scindia Oriental Research Institute, an archaeological Muslim, an art gallery and an auditorium.

Gopal Mandir

Gopal Temple is dedicated to the blue god Krishna who is the divine herdsman, the lover of milkmaids and the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, the Preserver of the Universe. The marble-spired structure is an excellent example of Maratha architecture.
Gopal Mandir, Madhya Pradesh was built following the old and traditional styles of building temples and monuments. The temple portrays an ethnic and traditional look. Gopal Mandir, Ujjain is definitely a masterpiece and an excellent work of art.

Navagraha Mandir

The Navgrah Temple, Ujjain is a very sacred temple in Madhya Pradesh, devoted to the worship and devotion of the nine planets that constitute the solar system. Along the road to Indore, the Navgrah Temple, Ujjain is situated at the confluence of the Shipra and two other rivulets. The Navgrah Temple, Ujjain is quite some distance away from the ancient site of the town of Ujjaini.