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Zanabazar Museum of FIne Art, Ulaanbaatar

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Discover the world of Mongolian art at Zanabazar Museum of FIne Art, best known for the works of 17th-century sculptor Zanabazar, as well as an extensive collection of local art, from ancient relics to early 20th-century pieces. Established in 1965, the museum boasts thousands of exhibits spread across its 12 galleries, and often hosts temporary displays of contemporary local artists' work. See a variety of Buddhist-themed statues and paintings, and admire antiques and early artifacts. Descriptions of the pieces are in English. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Zanabazar Museum of FIne Art by using our Ulaanbaatar vacation route planner.
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  • Museum of Mongolian Arts Zanabazar. It is located in the Centre, not far from the Museum of national history. You can walk along the Avenue of peace, to get to the Museum, although it would require 40-50 mins, but Central Avenue, on both sides of the many interesting things: shops, restaurants, cafes, bakeries, etc. the Museum rich, interesting exhibits, the Museum is educational in nature
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  • The sculptures were incredible and it's an excellent collection of relatively modest size. The real highlight was near the end where there were some paintings of life at a couple different points, one...  more »
  • The Museum has 12 halls, which posted a collection of art from ancient times to the beginning of 20-th century. More than 13000 in the Museum exhibits. It contains works of the ancient sculptor Dzanabazara-several statues of the Buddha, and even some deities. And the Dzanabazar is the first Mongolian BOGDO-gègèn, ruler of the lands of Mongolia to the North of the Gobi desert, when Mongolia was under the rule of China; an outstanding sculptor, founder of Mongolian portraiture, inventor of the Mongolian script.
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