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Gurvan Tsenkher Cave

Gurvan Tsenkher Cave (Mankhan County, Khovd Province) — lovers of art, history, and nature will be awed by the Gurvan Tsenkher Cave in the Khovd Province of Mongolia. On this site, rock paintings on the cave walls date back 15,000 to 20,000 years ago, from the Paleolithic period of history. The cave art depicts symbols … Continue reading Gurvan Tsenkher Cave

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Gun Galuut Nature Reserve

Gun Galuut Nature Reserve — this natural reserve is located 130 km southeast of the capital. Although it is not the largest park on this list, it is unique in that it contains so many well-preserved and distinct ecosystems. Within its bounds are wetlands, steppes, high mountains, rivers, and lakes, all of which are carefully … Continue reading Gun Galuut Nature Reserve

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Gorkhi-Terelj National Park

Gorkhi-Terelj National Park — One of the most popular tourist destinations in Mongolia, Gorkhi-Terelj National Park is located an easy 80 km from Ulaanbaatar and is home to some beautiful mountains, streams, and meadows. Visitors to Gorkhi-Terelj can hike or ride horses to some truly picturesque spots like Turtle Rock, cross a precarious suspension bridge … Continue reading Gorkhi-Terelj National Park

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Gobi-Khangai Bike Expedition

Gobi-Khangai Bike Expedition – the international tour group “Onbike” organizes expeditions for those interested in biking through Mongolia’s countryside. This is a 408-km guided mountain bike tour & adventure through the land of Genghis Khan. After gathering in Ulan Bator, and taking a short flight south to the town of Dalanzadgad, participants start their journey … Continue reading Gobi-Khangai Bike Expedition

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Amarbayasgalant Monastery

Amarbayasgalant Monastery — located in the Iven Valley near the Selenge River (within driving distance of the Russian border), this monastery is one of the largest and most prominent in Mongolia, and it is a must-see in northern Mongolia. Built in the 18th century and containing over forty temples, this monastery is gorgeous both inside … Continue reading Amarbayasgalant Monastery

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State Department Store

State Department Store (Peace Avenue 44, Ulan Bator) – launched in 1921, the State Department Store, a.k.a. ikh delguur (big shop) is a well -known retailer in the capital (similar to GUM department store in Moscow) – making this a holdover from the country’s Communist era. All types of goods can be found here – … Continue reading State Department Store

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Shangri-La Mall

Shangri-La Mall (Shangri-La Centre, Olympic Street, Ulan Bator) – this mall is located at the heart of the capital, a prime location for a wide range of shopping, dining, and entertainment. It delivers a relaxed yet world-class shopping experience that will satisfy all your shopping aspirations. On top of that, the mall offers a variety … Continue reading Shangri-La Mall

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Naran Tuul Market

Naran Tuul Market (Narnii Road, Ulan Bator) — a fascinating urban space in nomadic Mongolia would be the Naran Tuul market in Ulaanbaatar. The naran tuul market is the biggest market in the country and somehow nicknamed as the ‘black market’ (a term which originated during Mongolia’s communist regime when private trading was prohibited when … Continue reading Naran Tuul Market