Mahakali temple is very nearer to kshipra river. In Kumbhamela time Shakti akhara will be established in this area. Matsyendranath samadhi present nearer to Mahakali temple. Hanumatkeswar shiva ling, one of 84 jyotirlingas in Ujjain, present in this temple campus. Bhartru gufa is also within walkable distance from this place. Ujjain mahakali is one of the 18 shaktipeeth, and one of the 12 shaktipeeth. In 12 Shaktipeethas list this place was described as Malavasthala. Here Kalidas got Mahakali blessings.
It is a old temple of medium size. Temple priest family is living with in the temple campus. The temple has two entrances. One is in South side and another one in west side. Karana (Alcohol) will be offered to Mother goddess like in Kalbhairav temple. Mahalakshmi and Maha Sarswaty idols present on two sides of Mahakali. A big statue of Mahakali present in Sindhura varana. Kala bhairav and gora bhairav present as gate keepers of Maa darbar. Lion statue present in front of Mother goddess.
These are some photos of Mahakali temple Ujjain