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12 Things To Do in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Places You Must Visit

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12 Things To Do in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Places You Must Visit

Gandantegchinlen Monastery

Great Place of Complete Joy arti dari nama tibetan. The Gandantegchinlen Monastery is a Mongolian Buddhist monastery in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar that has been restored and revitalized since 1990. It currently has over 150 monks in residence.

It houses a 26,5-metres (87 feet) high statue of Megjid-Janraiseg. Megjid-Janraiseg is a bodhisattva, a sage who leads the men on the way of Truth. He represents compassion.

Sükhbaatar Square

Located in the central of Ulaanbaatar, the Sukhbaatar square reflects the spirit of modern Mongolia and impresses with its large building size of Government Palace. The square is named after one of the leaders of Mongolia’s 1921 revolution Damdin Sukhbaatar, who is a revolutionary symbol of independent Mongolia.

Winter Palace of the Bogd Khan (close)

Alongside being the oldest museum, it is also considered as one of the museums with the biggest collection in Mongolia. The palace is the only one left from originally four residences of the Bogd Khan emperor of Mongolia.

Bogd Khan Mountain

The Bogd Khan Mountain is a mountain in Mongolia with an altitude of 2,261 m. Bogd Khan contains sacred mountains and stone carvings, more than 300 varieties of plants, animals such as wild boar, foxes, rabbits, wolves, squirrels, eagles, and woodpeckers, and deer farms.

You can also visit the Manzushir Khid 18th century monastery in the southern reserve. The Monastery overlooks a beautiful valley of streams and pine, birch trees, dotted with granite boulders.

National Museum of Mongolia

The National Museum of Mongolia is the nation’s largest museum and holds a collection of over 57,000 objects relating to Central Asian history and the history of Mongolia from prehistory to the end of the 20th century, with a portion of the collected artifacts on display in ten exhibition halls.

Located in Juulchin Street 1, Ulaanbaatar 14201, Mongolia

Choijin Lama Temple

The Choijin Lama Temple is a Buddhist monastery in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia. The temple was built between 1904 and 1908 by the 8th Bogd Khaan Javzandamba, and dedicated to his brother Lama Luvsanhaidav.

Zaisan Memorial

The Zaisan Memorial is a massive show of appreciation for the Soviet Union, from the Mongolian people. Located on a hill south of the city, the monument features a circular memorial painting that depicts scenes of friendship between the peoples of the USSR and Mongolia.

Gorkhi-Terelj National Park

Terelj National Park is located at 65 km north east of Ulaanbaatar. The Khan Khentii park is almost completely uninhabited by humans, but it is home to endangered species of moose, brown bear and weasel, to name but a few, and to over 250 species of birds.

The Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum

The Zanabazar Museum of Fine Arts features Mongolian art from prehistory through the early twentieth century. The present museum building, located in central Ulaanbaatar, was constructed in 1905 by a Russian merchant. At various times in its history, the building served as a Chinese bank, a Russian Red Army soldier’s office, and a department store. The building was inaugurated as the Museum of Fine Arts in 1966.

Mongolian Natural History Museum

Sometimes called the State Central Museum, the Museum of Natural History is worth a quick visit. It has exhibits featuring Mongolia’s geography, flora and fauna, including the requisite section with stuffed and embalmed animals, birds and even fish.

More impressive are the two complete dinosaur skeletons, which were found in the Gobi – the giant flesh-eating Tarbosaurus, 15m tall and four to five tons in weight, and the little duck-billed planteating Saurolophus at ‘only’ 8m.

Government Palace Mongolia

The Government Palace is located on the north side of Sükhbaatar Square in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. It houses various state organs such as the State Great Khural and offices of its members, as well as the offices of the President and Prime Minister.

Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery

the Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery has consolidated its position as one of the leading art institutions in Mongolia, initiating and presenting significant national and international exhibitions. Each year the Gallery is actively involved in organizing thematic or specialized exhibitions of original works of national and foreign.

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