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Migjid Janraisig Sum, Ulaanbaatar

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Religious Site
Part of the most important monastery in the country, Migjid Janraisig Sum escaped destruction of the 1930s and offers a look at an impressive 26.5 m (86.9 ft) golden statue of Avalokitesvara. Bring your camera to snap a few images of this section of the monastery, one of only two areas where photography is allowed. Plan your Migjid Janraisig Sum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Ulaanbaatar using our Ulaanbaatar trip itinerary maker.
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  • It's a different experience to visit a monastery in full operation. The statue inside the complex is very high and when your around, thousands of small images of Buddhas. Worth the trip and is an excellent site for photos.
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  • The statue is very big and indoor. You need to buy a ticket to visit and if you want to take picture you need to pay another ticket. It is really not much though. I was there with a friend and I bough...  more »
  • Be sure to start the journey with this place! And here's why: a few times to notice that it is necessary to begin a visit to the country with a visit to this place and everything is shaping up as no better! It seems to me in this sacred Gandan Monastery merit and remarkable statues of the deity Zhanrajsjeg! The previous statue of similar magnitude in years of great patriotic war the Government of Mongolia is handed over to the Soviet Government in the front for melting in boesnarjady. So was the military factories to ensure front bronze boesnarjadami-ammunition and other cartridges, bullets, guns, Katyusha missiles. Say, the statue has been preserved and is in a Buddhist temple in St. Petersburg. Here was a strong brotherly mutual assistance and cooperation between the two peoples! Nothing to feel sorry for brother in trouble!
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