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Erdene Zuu tempel

Erdene Zuu tempel

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There will be a total eclipse of the sun on August 1, 2008.  The path of totality will pass over Greenland, Russia (the Urals), Mongolia, and China.  To view an eclipse, the sky must be clear, and the best conditions for this Eclipse may be in Westen Mongolia.  There will be about 2 minutes of totality. 

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Erdene Zuu tempel

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Erdene Zuu tempel
Erdene Zuu tempel
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Beautifull old temple complex, which is partially destroyed by the communist.

type:Churches and Cathedrals
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url:www.erdenezuu.mn
address:Uvurkhangai Kharkhorin

National Park Lake Khuvsgul

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Northern Mongolian travel boast two of Northern Mongolia's most impressive spots, Khuvsgul Lake and Darkhad depression. A slice of paradise right in our doorstep, Khuvsgul Lake N.P offers a kaleidoscope of attractions and activities. Once you step afoot the shore of the huge lake , be mesmerized by the breathtaking beauty of the lush greenery asps pine arch black forest, with exciting attractions that will certainly blow you away! It’s a themed attraction, Siberian resort, Nature Park and heritage centre all rolled into one!

type:Parks, Gardens and Zoos
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url:www.travelgobimongolia.com

Gandan Monastery

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Built in 1840, it is the center of Mongolian Buddhism and the only working monastery during the entire communist period. The monastery comprises a complex of buildings on the hillside northwest of the city. In the past it was one of the main Buddhist centers in Asia having two dozens of chapels and famous for its library collection of religious documents and the typography. The monastery was severely damaged during the repression of 30s and only few building remained among them, a chapel for 20 meters high statue of Megzhid Janraisig god erected in 1911 as a symbol commemorating more..

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Gandan Monastery

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Built in 1840, it is the center of Mongolian Buddhism and the only working monastery during the entire communist period. The monastery comprises a complex of buildings on the hillside northwest of the city. In the past it was one of the main Buddhist centers in Asia having two dozens of chapels and famous for its library collection of religious documents and the typography. The monastery was severely damaged during the repression of 30s and only few building remained among them, a chapel for 20 meters high statue of Megzhid Janraisig god erected in 1911 as a symbol commemorating more..

type:Monasteries
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