Ujjain is one of the ancient cities of the country. It is considered to be one of the seven sacred places to attain Moksha. The city attracts a great deal of pilgrims, as it is the abode of one of the Jyotirlingas. Ujjain city of India is located on the banks of River Shipra and exists from the early days of the Indian civilization. It once used to serve as the capital of Avanti and a center of learning. It is also regarded as the Greenwich of Hindu astronomers and astrologers.
Ujjain is famous for its Mahakaleshwar Temple. The temple enshrines one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. The lingam of the temple is considered as Swayabhu (itself born). On Shivratri, a huge fair is organized here and worshipping takes place throughout the night.and other famous this about this temple is savan savari.in this savari a huge of people come to take darshan of lord mahakal.and other famous thing about this temple its Nagchandeshwar Temple is opened only one time in a year (Only on NagPanchmi Festival) a huge of people come to take darshan of Nagchandeshwar Temple.A part from the Mahakaleshwar Temple, the other places worth watching in Ujjain are Bhartrihari Caves, Sandipani (Shri Krishna's Guru) Ashram, Chintaman Ganesh Temple, Harsiddhi Temple, Gadkalika Temple, Kalbhairav Temple, Mangal Nath Temple, Navgarh Shani Temple, Kshipra River, 84 Mahadev Temple etc.
Ujjain is also one of the venues of the Kumbh Melas, the greatest fair that takes place in the country. The fair takes place in every twelve years, in the month of Chaitra. Millions of people come here to take a holy dip in the waters of the River Shipra. It is believed that a dip in the river paves the way to the heaven.
Historically the city is associated with Emperor Ashok, Chandragupta Vikramaditya, Raja Bhoj, Rudradaman, the Delhi Sultans, Mandu Sultans, Holkars and the Scindias. One also finds on the ground archaeological remains of the Kushanas and Pratihars.One of the most famous kings of Ujjain of his time was king Vikramaditya . He was famous for his kshatriya spirit and also great intelligence. His encounter with Vetal demon and his special simhasan are well known. The throne of Maharaja Vikramaditya, known as the "seat of judgment (salabanjika throne)" is said to be still located in the Rudra Sagarlake.
Sandipani Ashram also situated in ujjain , the ashram of Guru Sandipani, is the place where Lord Krishna and Sudama from the Epic Mahabharata
completed their education. And now Vikram university are famous in MP and other states.There are Millions students are studied in that universities.