When the city lights go on and the daily tempo lessens, you might find yourself in one of Ulaanbaatar’s theaters. Each theater has its own repertoire and all together they show the richness of Ulaanbaatar theater life.
Comedies or dramas, operas or musicals, classical or modern ballet, contemporary stage or the playful world of puppets, the choice is large and the theater is a magnet where your world is replaced by another…
Gandantegchilen monastery, the only functioning Buddhist monastery that stood the test of time, was allowed to carry out services on a daily basis during the Communist years symbolizing the spiritual past of the Mongols.
One of the temples hosts the tallest standing Buddha statue in Central and East Asia, the Megjid Janraisag, the Buddha of Future. The intricate rooftops of the monasteries depict the artistic technique polished by the ages and that have been passed through generations.
The cobblestones of Gandantegchilen, Dashchoilon Khiid, and Choijing Lama monasteries, the latter turned into a museum, whisper the stories of the early settlers that takes you back as early as the 17th century.