Migjid Janraisig Sum, Ulaanbaatar

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#2 of 18 in Historic Sites in Mongolia
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 a Ulaanbaatar trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • Well worth taking the time, and small admission fee, to take a look. You have to pay an extra fee to use your camera.  more »
  • I was very impressed to see not just the statue but the enitre complex. The statue itself is enormous and highly detailed on all sides. The interior of the building is colorful with a detailed wooden ...  more »
  • Wonderfully atmospheric working temple with impressively huge internal standing Buddha. You'll be craning your neck to take it all in. There's a charge for internal photography.  more »

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