Ulaanbaatar, with 1.5 million people out of Mongolia’s 3.2 million population, is the country’s economic, cultural and political center and has a number of tourist attractions and hosts the most varied types of entertainment.
National Museum of Mongolia – Mongolia’s wonderful National Museum sweeps visitors from the Neolithic era right to the present day. It’s UB’s only genuine blockbuster sight, offering an unparalleled overview of Mongolian culture, ranging from stone-age petroglyphs and exquisite gold ornamentation.
Choijin Lama Temple Museum – This temple museum smack in the middle of downtown Ulaanbaatar was the home of Luvsan Haidav Choijin Lama the state oracle and brother of the Bogd Khan.
Zaisan Memorial – Built by the Russians to commemorate ‘unknown soldiers and heroes’ from various wars, the Zaisan Memorial features stirring socialist realism imagery with Soviet mosaics and reliefs, including that of Stalin and Lenin.