Mongolia - Ulaanbaatar (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Ulaanbaatar chapter from Lonely Planet's Mongolia guidebook.

If Mongolia's yin is its pristine countryside, then Ulaanbaatar conforms nicely to its yang. An enormous city of pulsating commerce, wild traffic, sinful nightlife and bohemian counter-culture, the Mongolian capital elicits as much shock as it does excitement.

  • walk the prayer circuit around Gandan Khiid, the country's largest monastery
  • maps
  • wonder at the eccentric collection of curios and artefacts at the Winter Palace of the Bogd Khan
  • transport
  • take in a performance of traditional dance and music at the National Academic Drama Theatre
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Courses, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.

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