Besides the famous temples, ghats and monuments, there are several other important landmarks in Ujjain. One of them is the Vikram University, which was named after its old ruler, Vikramaditya. It was established in 1957 and is a major educational institution in the region. There is also the Sandalwala Building, which is an architectural masterpiece and also carries archaeological importance. The Kalidasa Academy is another notable landmark. It was established to immortalize the famous classical poet Kalidasa, and is a major institution in the country to study Sanskrit and other traditional and classical performing arts.