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One day city tour

One day city tour
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Tour description
Tour name:                  
City day tour

Start:                             UB
Destination:                  Gandan Monastery, Sukhbaatar Square, National History Museum, Winter Palace Museum and Zaisan Memorial  Monument.              
Goal:                             Explore capital city/ /Ulaanbaatar/ 
Duration:                       One Day
Price:    
 1 person per day– 145$, 2-3 person per day – 90$, 4-6 person  – 65$

 

Would you like to visit most of important sightseeing in Ulaanbaator fitting it for one day. We offer you one day city tour. We will provide you with all transport and meal, take you through historical and cultural sites.

First site- Gandan monestary

Gandan is one of the largest monastery in Mongolia and of the biggest touristic attraction. It was built in 1838 by fourth Bogd Gegeen. This is the only monastery that could survive from religious purge of 19th-century and continue its original function.
The full name is Gandantegchinlen, can be translated as 'the great place of eternal joy'. Inside is main Buddha statue , 26m high and made of copper with a gild gold covering. It contains inside 25 tonnes of medicinal herbs, 334 sutra, and two million bundles of mantras.

The original statue was destroyed in 1920 during the communist purge, and actual one was rebuilt with donation of Mongolian people as symbol of Buddhist revival in the mid 1920's.

Second site- Sukhbaatar Square
Centre of Ulaanbaatar carries the name of revolutionary  hero. It was him who declared Mongolia's final independence on july 1921 from the Chinese. In the centre of square stands the equestrian statue of Sukhbaatar and in the nord sets the statue of Chingis Khaan before the government house.

Third site- National History Museum
National History Museum was established in 1924, often called Mongolian National Museum. This museum has many of interesting exhibits such as collection of stone and bronze age artifacts, custom, sacred relics and other staffs, later it become the basis for other museums.

Fourth site- The Winter Palace of Bogd Khaan
This Winter Palace Museum is one the first museum in Mongolia -constructed between 1893 and 1903. This palace was where Mongolia's eighth living Buddha, last king, Jebtzun Damba Hutagt lived for 20 years. 
In the grounds are six temples; each today contains Buddhist art work including scultures and thanka painting. And there is white building that is the Winter Palace itself. It has rich collection of presents received from foreign dignitaries for example; traditional ger covered with 150 snow leapord, pair of golden boots from Russian Tsar and robes made from divers animal skins.

Fivth site- Zaisan Memorial Monument 
Built by the Russians to commemorate 'unknown Russia, Mongolian soldiers and heroes' from various wars. From the top of hill, you will have great views of whole city and the surrounding hills including Tuul river. 
 

Things included in the tour

Things no included in the tour

Lunch and bottled water

Travel insurance

All entrance fee

Beverages

Sightseeing as per itinerary

Extra activity cost

English speaking guide [other language guide on request]

Excess baggage charge

Transportation from airport /to airport

International airfare

 

Any other things  which are not mentioned above

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