Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Mongolia  /  Ulaanbaatar  /  Shopping  /  The State Department Store

The State Department Store, Ulaanbaatar

(4/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
Shop in a landmark building at The State Department Store, a modern shopping center that's the largest and reportedly most luxurious store in Mongolia. Established in 1921 as the Central Store in the country, the store today features a variety of international brands and local products such as cashmere and camel leather. You'll also find a number of services like goldsmiths, seamstresses, beauty parlors, laundries, and dry cleaning. There is a diverse and affordable food court, plus a supermarket on the ground floor; find souvenir shops on the 5th floor. Use our Ulaanbaatar vacation generator to add The State Department Store and other attractions to your Ulaanbaatar vacation plans.
Create a full Ulaanbaatar itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Ulaanbaatar

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Ulaanbaatar by other users

8 days in Mongolia BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE April, romantic, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 25 days in Mongolia BY A USER FROM FRANCE August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Mongolia BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES June, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: June, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Mongolia BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES June, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: June, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Mongolia BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES June, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: June, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Mongolia BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 31 days in Mongolia BY A USER FROM ISRAEL May, outdoors, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Mongolia BY A USER FROM HONG KONG April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 59 days in Europe, Asia, Canada & United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Mongolia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 43 days in Mongolia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 42 days in Mongolia & Cambodia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Very nice store for people who prefer good quality stuff. In the first floor you can find earrings, neckless and so on. Second-floor and next floors you will find out good quality Cashmere stuff, clot...  more »
  • Floor, souvenir, you could buy stuff here. The use of the free Wi-Fi. The assortment found here is the best kind.
    View original
  • NIce westerner friendly shopping centre with pretty much everything you need. Very busy and clearly a fav with the locals but easy to lose a few hours exploring the centre. Good reasonably priced food...  more »
Google
  • A good place for tourists to start their shopping. It has almost everything you need to get started. Top floor is where you will find the cellular service providers for your local sim card. Bottom floor has the grocery store. In between is mostly clothes etc. Good place overall!
  • You get what you need here. Especially in winter, grab a hat, scarf and gloves for the negative twenty degrees centigrade in December. It is not cheap though as the SDS, that's what the locals call it, is the symbol of Western shopping in UB.
  • Not air conditioned so it's super hot during summer. There are many branded stores and sometimes they have decent sales. For foreigners looking to buy mongolian cashmere and wool products, this is the place to go to as it's located in the city center and they have a bunch of different cashmere brands at one location.
  • Here you can find almost everything you need. Maybe the most complete mall in Ulan-Bator.
  • Good selection of local merchandise great for gifts to take home as souvenirs. Good selection of cashmere products and all the normal department store goods.