Gandantegchenling Monastery, Ulaanbaatar

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Visit a revitalized and restored Tibetan-style Buddhist compound at Gandantegchenling Monastery. Home to more than 150 monks, the suburban monastery features a residential area for religious practitioners, ornate temples, teaching centers, and a 26.5 m (87 ft) copper statue of Avalokitesvara adorned with 2,286 gems and precious stones. Although the temple escaped Stalin's mass destruction of religious institutions, worship restrictions remained in place until 1990, the end of Marxism in Mongolia. Wear clothing that covers your shoulders and knees during your visit. Plan your visit to Gandantegchenling Monastery and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Ulaanbaatar trip itinerary builder site .
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  • We came to see this temple twice to try to photograph monks. The first time we were late in the afternoon and it was mostly empty and the second time we were there in the morning but sadly the monks d...  more »
  • For a time in Mongolia fungujici Sveho socialismu shape cluster in Ulaanbaataru. Today, it is a complex of buildings, buddhistickych and skol chramu. In the cluster are shops with buddhistickymi needs. Breakfast at 9 zacinaji ceremonies
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  • Is not a little bit away from the Centre of Ulan Bator, but unable to walk away. Foreign tourists stopped at the entrance of the temple, and pay the entry fee. Environment is spacious, open meetings, such as the various buildings and facilities, but tourists go to any facility or not sure. Most attractions of the temple was to walk straight from the entrance. I got so many visitors came. There were tall temple inside, and I think you hit the head higher Kannon. And shiny with gold, was impressive.
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