Ger (Yurt)

A traditional yurt (from the Turkic languages) or ger (Mongolian) is a portable, round tent covered with skins or felt and used as a dwelling by nomads in the steppes

Aryabal Meditation Temple

Ariyabal meditation temple is situated in Terelj National Park, 3 km from Turtle Rock. It is a Buddhist meditation temple built in 1810 but destroyed during the religious purge of the

Ancient Capital Karakorum

Kharkhorin  is a town and village center in Uvurkhangai province in Mongolia. The village population was 13,828 (1994), 13,964 (2000), and 13,496 (2003). The population of Kharkhorin town itself was 8,977 in 2003

Erdenezuu 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

National Historical Museum

The National Museum of Mongolia formerly the National Museum of Mongolian History is located in Ulaanbaatar. This museum is a cultural, scientific, and educational organization, which is responsible for the

Gandan Monastery

Gandantegchinlen monastery- built in 1809 the monastery is situated in the heart of Ulaanbaatar city still remains as the main religious center for all Mongolians. Mongolian Buddhist monastery in the