Mongolia - Ulaanbaatar (PDF Chapter)
This is the Ulaanbaatar chapter from Lonely Planet’s Mongolia guidebook.
If Mongolia’s yin is its pristine countryside, then Ulaanbaatar harmonises as its vibrant yang. It’s a sprawling, industrialised city of pulsating commerce, wild traffic, sinful nightlife and bohe-mian counterculture. This ever-changing city may be the biggest surprise of your Mongolian ad-venture.
- weave through Mongolia’s ancient past at the impressive National Museum of Mongo-lia
- walk the prayer circuit around Gandan Khiid, the country’s largest monastery
- ponder the eccentric collection of curios and artefacts at the 19th-century Winter Palace of the Bogd Khan
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Festivals & Events, Sleep-ing, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.
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