Ulaanbaatar excursionsRecommended tour days: 0.5 - 1 day
Ulaanbaatar is the capital and largest city of Mongolia. The city is an independent municipality not part of any province, and its population as of 2008 is just over 1 million. Located in the north central part of the country, the city lies at an elevation of about 1,310 metres (4,300 ft) in a valley on the Tuul River. It is the cultural, industrial, and financial heart of the country. It is also the center of Mongolia's road network, and connected by rail to the Trans-Siberian Railway and the Chinese railway network. The city was founded in 1639 as an initially nomadic Buddhist monastic centre. Since 1778 it has been located in the Tuul river valley. In the 20th century, Ulaanbaatar grew into a major manufacturing centre.
Places of sightseeing in Ulaanbaatar.
-National history museum
-Natural history museum
-Bogd khan palace museum
-Choijin lama temple museum
-State department store
-Gobi cashmere and camel wool factory and it’s store
-State academic theatre of drama