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The Best Attractions In Mongolia

Gorkhi-Terelj National Park JEFF PETERS
National History Museum YoungKwang Kim
Choijin Lama Temple Museum David M
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum of Mongolia Mustafa Korkut
Zanabazar Museum of FIne Art worldspan M
Genghis Khan Statue Complex 장준식
Amarbayasgalant Monastery Stefano Molfino
Mongolia is a landlocked country in East Asia. Its area is roughly equivalent with the historical territory of Outer Mongolia, and that term is sometimes used to refer to the current state. It is sandwiched between China to the south and Russia to the north. Mongolia does not share a border with Kazakhstan, although only 37 kilometres separates them. At 1,564,116 square kilometres , Mongolia is the 18th-largest and the most sparsely populated unitary sovereign state in the world, with a population of around 3 million people. It is also the world's second-largest landlocked country behind Kazakhstan and the largest landlocked country that does not borde...
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The Best Attractions In Mongolia

  • 1. Gorkhi-Terelj National Park Ulaanbaatar
    Gorkhi-Terelj National Park is one of the national parks of Mongolia. The Terelj tourist zone has a number of tourist camps . It is connected with Ulaanbaatar by a paved road . The road comes to the Gorkhiin Davaa pass. Most of the tourist camps and tourist attractions are before this pass. The road then ends at the settlement of Terelj, which features small shops and restaurants. The Terelj settlement is located in the valley of the Terelj River , approximately 66 km from the Ulaanbaatar city center. The national park tourist zone is formally in Nalaikh düüreg part of Ulaanbaatar municipality, the rest of the protected zone beginning to the north of the Terelj River, is located in Mongolia's Töv Province . A small southern portion of the park is developed for tourists, with restaurants...
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  • 2. National History Museum Ulaanbaatar
    Mongolia is a landlocked country in East Asia. Its area is roughly equivalent with the historical territory of Outer Mongolia, and that term is sometimes used to refer to the current state. It is sandwiched between China to the south and Russia to the north. Mongolia does not share a border with Kazakhstan, although only 37 kilometres separates them. At 1,564,116 square kilometres , Mongolia is the 18th-largest and the most sparsely populated unitary sovereign state in the world, with a population of around 3 million people. It is also the world's second-largest landlocked country behind Kazakhstan and the largest landlocked country that does not border a closed sea. The country contains very little arable land, as much of its area is covered by grassy steppe, with mountains to the north a...
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  • 3. Genghis Khan Square Ulaanbaatar
    Genghis Khan , born Temüjin, c. 1162 – August 18, 1227) was the founder and first Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his death. He came to power by uniting many of the nomadic tribes of Northeast Asia. After founding the Empire and being proclaimed Genghis Khan, he launched the Mongol invasions that conquered most of Eurasia. Campaigns initiated in his lifetime include those against the Qara Khitai, Caucasus, and Khwarazmian, Western Xia and Jin dynasties. These campaigns were often accompanied by large-scale massacres of the civilian populations – especially in the Khwarazmian and Western Xia controlled lands. By the end of his life, the Mongol Empire occupied a substantial portion of Central Asia and China. Before Genghis Kha...
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  • 5. Hustai National Park Ulaanbaatar
    Khustain Nuruu National Park , located in Töv Province , is a national park of Mongolia. It is also known as Hustai National Park. The Tuul River runs through the park.
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  • 7. Genghis Khan Statue Complex Ulaanbaatar
    The Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue, part of the Genghis Khan Statue Complex is a 131-foot tall statue of Genghis Khan on horseback, on the bank of the Tuul River at Tsonjin Boldog , where according to legend, he found a golden whip. The statue is symbolically pointed east towards his birthplace. It is on top of the Genghis Khan Statue Complex, a visitor centre, itself 10 metres tall, with 36 columns representing the 36 khans from Genghis to Ligdan Khan. It was designed by sculptor D. Erdenebileg and architect J. Enkhjargal and erected in 2008.Visitors walk to the head of the horse through its chest and neck, where they have a panoramic view. The main statue area will be surrounded by 200 ger , designed and arranged like the pattern of the horse brand marks that were used by the 13th centur...
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  • 9. Lake Hovsgol National Park Khovsgol Province
    Lake Khövsgöl , also referred to as Khövsgöl dalai or Dalai Eej , is the largest fresh water lake in Mongolia by volume and second largest by area. Khövsgöl Nuur is nicknamed Younger sister of the Sister Lakes .
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  • 12. Choijin Lama Temple Museum Ulaanbaatar
    The Choijin Lama Temple is a Buddhist monastery in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia. The complex consists of six temples originally occupied by the brother of the ruler the Eighth Bogd Jetsun Dampa Khan, Choijin Lama Luvsankhaidav, who was the state oracle and 'Precious Wisdom and Clear Devotion' Khutugtu at the time. The complex was begun in 1904 and completed in 1908, in honor of the State Oracle Lama Lubsanhaidub /Losang Kedrup/, brother of the eighth Bogd Khan. The Choijin Lama Museum was originally a Buddhist temple complex, consisting of one main and five branch temples. It was active until 1937, when it was closed during the height of Communist repression against Buddhism and other religious traditions. In 1938 the complex was re-established as museum due to skillful efforts of ...
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  • 14. Zanabazar Museum of FIne Art Ulaanbaatar
    Öndör Gegeen Zanabazar, born Eshidorji, was the sixteenth Jebtsundamba Khutuktu and the first Bogd Gegeen, or supreme spiritual authority, of the Gelugpa lineage of Tibetan Buddhism in Outer Mongolia.The son of a Mongol Tüsheet Khan, Zanabazar was declared spiritual leader of Khalkha Mongols by a convocation of nobles in 1639 when he was just four years old. The 5th Dalai Lama later recognized him as the reincarnation of the Buddhist scholar Taranatha and bestowed on him the Sanskrit name Jñānavajra meaning thunderbolt scepter of wisdom. Over the course of nearly 60 years, Zanabazar advanced the Gelugpa school of Buddhism among the Mongols, supplanting or synthesizing Sakya or Red Hat Buddhist traditions that had prevailed in the area, while strongly influencing social and political d...
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