Explore Hindu Pilgrimages and Olden Indian Architecture in Ujjain

Explore Hindu Pilgrimages and Olden Indian Architecture in Ujjain

First Published on: January 12, 2020 | Last Updated: January 29, 2020

Traveling is the most extraordinary way to get excellent experiences in beautiful places. Ujjain is the perfect place for the travel-enthusiastic people who have an interest in Hindu pilgrimages. It’s the most popular place among the tourists which is located on the eastern side of the Kshipra river. Not only the pilgrims but also many tourists love to visit this place.

When it comes to choosing a travel destination, everyone wants to visit that place where they can get some ancient flavour with a modern vibe. There are various temples, religious sites, and ghats that can be found in the Ujjain city. The presence of these special attractions makes the city beautiful and pure.

By keeping everything aside, the unconditional fame of Ujjain is for the popular Kumbh Mela. It is the most gracious Indian festive Mela, which is held once in every 12 years in this city. Other exciting activities and popular historical places are famous among the devotees. During the time of October to March, the weather becomes very delightful and soothing. A traveller can get the best experience during this weather.

Some special attractive things you can experience in Ujjain. Those are:

Holy bath in sacred Kshipra River

As per Hindu mythology, it is considered as the most sacred river in Ujjain. Compared to the other ghats, the Kshipra river ghat is less crowded and relatively cleaner. So, to feel the essence of Hinduism, a huge number of tourists and pilgrims come to this place. During the time of Navaratri, many religious people take a dip in this river to clean up their sins and to get some blessings from God. Kumbh Mela is the main reason for the popularity of this river. Most of the devotees love to visit this place for the ultimate peace and blessings.

Make the Ujjain trip memorable by visiting there at the time of Kumbh Mela

Kumbh Mela is one of the largest gatherings of religious people from all over the World. A large number of tourists visit Ujjain, just to be in the Kumbh Mela. Hindus believe that they can earn some virtue and goodness by getting involve in Kumbh Mela. This could be one of the best life-time experiences that one can have from the spiritual spark of Kumbh Mela.

Joyful boat ride at Ram Ghat

There are some other exciting options for the tourists to explore this Ghat, besides not just roaming all the places of it. Most of the devotees love to take a boat ride at the holy Ram Ghat. From this ghat, the visitors can take a boat ride in the Shipra river. While taking the boat ride, a traveller can get the most awesome experience of the beautiful color sky with the setting Sun.

Be the witness of the evening Aarti

The evening Aarti of the temples is really mesmerizing to see. Similarly, in the Ram Ghat, a devotee can be the witness of the evening Aarti with the sounds of the hanging bells and the charms of the chanting Mantras. To the honour of the Shipra River, the evening aarti takes place. Most of the tourists take the blessings of Lord Shiva by floating a lamp with some flowers on the Shipra river. It will be a lifetime unforgettable experience that one achieves from the Ujjain trip.

Awesome foods in Ujjain city

We, the Indians, are the food lovers. In every place of India has its own specialty of some foods. The regional street foods of Ujjain have the fusion of Rajasthani, Bengali, Maharashtrian, and Gujarati specialties. You can put a spicy flavour in your Ujjain trip by having the street foods. There are lots of options for foodies like Bhel puri, Pani puri, Kachori, Jalebi, Vada pav etc.

Along with that, various types of chats, western dishes, sweets, and Gola will add an unusual essence in your trip. Bhang Thandai and milk drink is the specialty of Ujjain city. One can’t afford to miss the delicious food during their trip.

Explore Vedshala Observatory, a part of Ujjain history

‘Vedshala observatory’ or ‘Jantar Mantar’ is one of the precious historical architectures of India. The ancient astrological instruments are the specialties of Jantar Mantar. These were used for astrological research or study. The main objective behind the Vedshala Observatory is to give a proper place for the study of Hindu scholars.

Now, this observatory has become a historical place of Ujjain for its outstanding structures. Travel enthusiastic people must visit this place at least once, to learn about the specialties of the Indian astrology.

Buy Batik Print clothes at Behrugarh Village

Not only the Indians but also the people from all over the World love Indian textiles and different types of printing. So, it is highly recommended to visit Behrugarh village where you can get Baik printing clothes. During the Mughal era, artisans from Gujarat and Rajasthan migrated to the Ujjain city. From that time, this village is famous for batik printing. Visit this place and buy batik printing sheets, cushion covers, handkerchiefs, and saree for your loved ones.

Admire the Persian architecture of Kaliadeh Palace

Kaliadeh is the most popular historical palace of Ujjain, where one can feel the essence of an ancient heritage. If possible, then you must visit this palace to learn about excellent Persian architecture.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tamalika Kar

Tamalika Kar

A passionate IT professional, a Code lover, love to explore new places and tasty food items. By Choice, I am a freelance content writer, and have immense interest in writing unique and informative blogs.

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