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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  • It's inside the Gandan Monastery, and it's one of a good place to understand the budhist culture of Mongolia  more »
  • The main attraction is the very impressive standing huge statute. The rest of the complex is very similar to other Tibetan monasteries. According to our guide, this statute is a replacement for the fo...  more »
  • Very central location and possibly overlooked because of modern building and construction work nearby. Reasonable fee to enter,extra fee if you want to take photographs. I visited in March so not many...  more »
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