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Also known as the City of Temples, Ujjain is the largest city in the state of Madhya Pradesh and is located on the eastern bank of the River Shipra. This city is considered to be one of the holiest ones in the nation and is also a famous pilgrimage centre.
Best time to visit
The winter season is the best time to visit Ujjain with the temperature ranging from 3 to 20 degrees Celsius during this season. The months between October to March experience winters and are an ideal time to travel to this city. Summers are quite hot and best avoided unless you plan to visit the Kumbh Mela which is held in summers.The nearest airport to Ujjain is in Indore which is located around 62 kilometres away.
Places to Visit
The presence of the Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga makes it the perfect place for pilgrimage. It is visited by thousands of devotees annually and is considered to be an extremely holy place for the Hindus. Other popular temples include Kal Bhairav Temple, ISKCON Temple, Gopal Mandir and Chintaman Ganesh Temple.One of the most popular attractions of the city is the Ujjain Simhasth Kumbh which is a huge religious gathering. You must book a hotel in Ujjain well in advance if you wish to visit this city during the Kumbh Mela. The Ram Mandir Ghat is a beautiful ghat on the banks of the River Shipra. The Bhartrihari Caves, Jantar Mantar and Vikram Kirti Mandir Museum are other tourist spots which are worth visiting when in the city.
OYO Rooms – hotels in Ujjain
When OYO Rooms offer the perfect choice of budget hotel in Ujjain which is not only affordable and comfortable but centrally located too, why would a traveller opt for anything else? Religious people should opt for the OYO Rooms near the Mahakaleshwar Temple in Hariphatak and Dhaba Road especially if you are visiting the city during the Simhastha Kumbh Mela which takes place in April and May. It will be easier to commute to the temple and Mela anytime of the day. Other nearby tourist attractions includes Ram Ghat and Harsiddhi Mandir; both of which are equally popular. Avail parking space and complimentary breakfast along with the rooms.If you are a business official who is visiting the city for official purpose only, then the OYO Rooms opposite the Railway Station and Sindhi Colony are just perfect for you. Being in close vicinity to the railway station, these rooms are the perfect example of low budget hotels in Ujjain as they offer a comfortable stay well within your budget. Getting in and out of the city is made easy allowing you to make the most of your stay. Complimentary breakfast, parking and laundry services are available here.Honeymoon couples or leisure travellers can also choose from several options such as the OYO Rooms on Indore Ujjain Road, Doodh Talai and Mahakal Marg Ring Road Square. These rooms offer a plethora of amenities to the guests such as parking, laundry and complimentary breakfast and ensure that the traveller’s trip is luxurious and refreshing by all means. Being centrally located, you can get to any place quickly as public transport is easily available in these Ujjain hotels. Indore, Kota and Bhopal are some fast getaway destinations from Ujjain in case you wish to increase your holiday by a few days. Do not forget to book your OYO Rooms and hotels in Ujjain and in these cities as well!