Ujjain is one of the ancient and most beautiful cities of Malwa region located in central India. This beautiful city lies on the eastern bank of the Kshipra River. This beautiful city is an important part of administrative centre of Ujjain district and Ujjain division of Madhya Pradesh. This city is renowned as one of the seven sacred cities, which are called Sapta Puri of the Hindus. This city is famous as one of the four sites which host the famous Kumbh Mela.
It is called Simhastha Mela here, a mass pilgrimage which lures large numbers of travelers from all over the country. In ancient times the city was called Ujjayini. As mentioned in the Mahabharata epic, Ujjayini was the capital of the Avanti Kingdom. It is also home to the Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, one of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines to the god Shiva. An ancient seat of learning, Ujjain is the place where Lord Krishna, along with Balarama and Sudama, received his education from Maharshi Sandipani. Travel guide on Ujjain gives full-fledged information about its weather, festivals, famous nearby destinations, how to reach Ujjain and many others.