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GANDAN MONASTERY

Gandantegchinlen Khiid is a Tibetan-style monastery situated on the edge of Ulaanbaatar's ger district. It was constructed by the order of Emperor Yongzheng in 1727. It was one of the few monasteries to escape the Soviet purges of the 1930s, being spared as an example of Mongolia's feudal past. Since the fall of communism in 1990 it has been renovated and restored into a working monastery and currently has over 150 monks in residence.
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CHOIJIN LAMA TEMPLE MUSEUM

The Choijin Lama Temple Museum is an architectural masterpiece built in the turn of the 20th century. The monastery was designed by Mongolian architects and built between 1904 and 1908 by the 8th Bogd Khaan Javzandamba, and dedicated to his brother lama Luvsankhaidav. The museum has a fine collection of woodcarvings, embroidery and sculptures, dated as early as the 17th century.

INTELLECTUAL MUSEUM

This museum contains an intriguing collection of puzzles and games made by local and international artists. See dozens of handmade chess sets and ingenious traditional Mongolian puzzles that are distant cousins to the Rubik's Cube. An enthusiastic guide will show you how the puzzles operate and will perform many tricks. A fascinating place for both kids and adults.

MUSEUM OF ULAANBAATAR HISTORY AND REFORMATION

The building of the museum was built in 1914 by Mr. Tsogtbadamjav, a Buryat merchant as his own property. In 1921 the building was used as an office of the Central Committee of Mongolian People’s Party Government, headquarters of the army lead by D. Sukhbaatar. The Soviet Tuva embassy was located in the building after which it became the Museum of Sukhbaatar. In 1956 the museum was renamed as the “Museum of the history of Ulaanbaatar” with the purpose of telling the city’s inhabitants and guests about the history and development of the capital city. The museum lays out the history of the city starting from 1639, the year in which G. Zanabazar was elected as the head of the Gelugpa (Yellow Hat) lineage of Tibetan Buddhism in Outer Mongolia.

Sukhbaatar Square

Sukhbaatar Square, previously known as Chinggis Square, is the mail square Ulaanbaatar and the city's official center point. The grounds of the present day government palace and public square were largely occupied by the monastery and temple complex of Ikh Khuree in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

ULAANBAATAR NIGHTLIGHT STREET

Plan framed by the urban planning department of the capital city administration, refurbishment works including pavement of 440 meters long area, creation of a public arena with LED screen and seats, green space restoration and installation of various lightings were made.
The Nightlight Street will fulfill night-time entertainment needs of tourists.

Khun Chuluu - man stone

Carved like a human being, stone men monuments are widespread in Mongolia. Studies show that mankind had created the stone men monuments from the Early Bronze Age to the Middle Ages. Mongolia has a big resource of stone men monuments.
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ERDENE ZUU MONASTERY

The Erdene Zuu Monastery is probably the earliest surviving Buddhist monastery in Mongolia. Located in Uvurkhangai Province, approximately 2 km north-east from the center of Kharkhorin and adjacent to the ancient city of, it is part of the Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site. The monastery is affiliated with the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism.
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Uvgun Ruin

The Uvgun ruin is located in the mountains of Khugnu-Khan 257 km away from Ulaanbaatar, o¬n the way to Arvaikheer,Uvurkhangai province. 173 km away from Arvaykheer and about 75 km away from Kharkhorin.
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Tuvkhun Monastery

The excellent location of Tuvkhun monastery is a short distance of 70 km from KharKhorum. The Tuvkhun temple in impressive, beautiful mountainous area. Zanabazar, who was the first leader of Buddhism, located the place. It was built in 1653, believers gathered in Erdenezuu monastery decided to build a special Monastery for Zanabazar.
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Baldan Bereeven Monastery

The Baldan Bereeven Monastery and its associated landscape are situated in the long and deep valley of the Baruun Jargalant River and within several picturesque sacred mountains such as Munkh Ulziit, Arvan Gurvan Sansar, Bayan Baraat, Bayan Khangai which are mountain branches of The Khentii mountain range.
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Khamar Monastery

Khamar Monastery was established in the 1820's by famous 19th century Mongolian educator and literary figure Danzanravjaa. The Monastery was an important center of the Buddhist “red sect”, and seat of the Gobiin Dogshin Noyon Khutagt.
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BOGD KHAAN PALACE MUSEUM

In 1911, at the time of the collapse of the Qing Dynasty in China, the independence of Outer Mongolia was proclaimed. The monarch of the first independent Mongolian state was the eighth Javzandamba Khutagt, Bogd Khaan, who lived from1869 to 1924.
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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MONGOLIA

The origins of the National Museum of Mongolia date back to 1924, when the first collections were made available for a national museum. The present building of the museum was built in 1971, when it was erected as the Museum of Revolution. Today, a well laid informational collections that include ethnographic, historic, national and paleontological artifacts are housed in the building of the Central Museum, built in 1956.
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THE MUSEUM OF DINOSAURS

The Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs is a paleontology museum offering exhibits of dinosaur fossils, artifacts & educational programs. It has an exceptional assortment of fossils recovered from private collections which are among some of the finest in the world.

ZANABAZAR ART GALLERY

Visitors can enjoy works of Mongolia’s famous artists, and scultors who lived before or during the early 20th century. Sculptures by Mongolia’s first Bogd Khan and famous sculptor Zanabazar, as well as appliquйs and sculptures in wood and stone by talented Mongolian craftsmen are among the 10 thousand exhibits of the museum. 25 of the 45 most precious works of art created by Mongolian’s artists can be found in the museum. The Museum has an excellent collection of paintings, carvings and sculptures, including many by the revered sculptor and artist Zanabazar. It also contains other rare, and sometimes old, religious exhibits such as scroll paintings (thangka) and Buddhist statues representing the best display of its kind in Mongolia. Most of the exhibit captions in the museum are in English.

ZAISAN HILL

The Zaisan hill is that honors allied Mongolian and Soviet soldiers killed in World War II. Located on a hill in the southern part of the city, the memorial features a circular memorial painting that depicts scenes of friendship between the people of the USSR and Mongolia. The mural depicts scenes such as Soviet support for Mongolian’s independence declaration in 1921, the defeat of the Japanese Kwantung Army by the Soviets at Khalhkin Gol on the Mongolian border in 1939, victory over Nazi Germany and peacetime achievements such as Soviet space flights including the flight of Soyuz 39 which carried the first Mongolian into space, Jugderdemidiin Gurragchaa.

Rock Painting - petroglyph

The rock-painting monuments found on the territory of Mongolia and survived to date from the early iron age bring us the message of our ancestors who lived 5000-3000 years ago. The monuments allow us to read ancient history of Mongolia.
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Bugan Chuluu - Deer stone

Bugan chuluu or deer stones are ancient stones carved with symbols found mostly in Mongolia and some Central Asian countries. The term “deer stone” is derived from highly artistic illustrations of deer on stone. The deer stones are created from a long block of granite with four flat sides, on which deer and other images are engraved.
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Amarbayasgalant Monastery

The monastery was established and funded by order of Manchu Emperor Enkh Amaglan to serve as a final resting place for Zanabazar (1635–1723), the first Javzandamba Khutakt, or spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism for the Khalkha in Outer Mongolia and a spiritual mentor to both emperors' ancestor.
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Shankh Monastery

Shankh monastery, once known as the West Monastery, and Erdene Zuu are the only monasteries in the region to have survived the 1937 purge. Shankh was founded by the great Zanabazar in 1648 and is said to have once housed Chinggis Khaan’s black military banner.
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Ongi Ruin

Formerly one of the largest monasteries in Mongolia, Ongi ruin was founded in 1660 and consisted of two temple complexes on the North and South banks of the Ong river. The older southern complex consisted of various administrative buildings as well as 11 temples.
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Aglag Buteel Monastery

Aglag Buteel monastery is located approximately 100 km from Ulaanbaatar. These carved rocks are the work of the students and teachers from the Buddhist college.
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Manzushir Monastery

Manzushir monastery is located in the southern part of the Bogd Khan mountain, at an altitude of 1800 meters above sea level. The monastery enjoys a beautifully stunning setting surrounded by a forest of Siberian larch with a backdrop of natural granite cliffs eroded into tors of huge rounded boulders.
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