Located in the Madhya Pradesh state of India, It is a city in this  district. The administrative hub of Ujjain district and Ujjain division,  it is the fifth-largest city in Madhya Pradesh.

One of Sapta Puri’s Hindu pilgrimage sites, it is well-known for hosting the Kumbh Mela every twelve years. 

In the heart of the city is the well-known Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga  temple. From the time of the Ancient Mahajanapadas until the British  colonization of India.

The city has been one of the most important commercial and political hubs of the Indian Subcontinent. 

It was once the most important city on the Malwa plateau in central  India for much of its history. It is an ancient city located on the  eastern bank of the Shipra River.  

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga

 Bharthari wrote his famous epics in the place then  known as Ujjayini, including Virat Katha, Neeti Sataka, and the love  story of Pradyot Princess Vasavadatta and Udayan. 

The Jantar Mantar 

The capital of the area was moved by the Paramaras from Ujjain to Dhar. In the course of his Indian invasion, Mahmud of  Ghazni sacked the city and made it pay tribute.