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Migjid Janraisig Sum

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Address: 1,5 KM north west of the Sukhbaatar Square, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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Woooooow

Oh my god!Sooo Huge.so tall buddhastatue .i visit there with my friends.We paid 5000 per each person,next huge buddha statue built in Zaisan.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

Oh my god!Sooo Huge.so tall buddhastatue .i visit there with my friends.We paid 5000 per each person,next huge buddha statue built in Zaisan.

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Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Nothing to say.I just recommend to come to this place.It is huge Buddhist statue I ever seen in my life.I just walked in and said ' Oh my god'

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

When comes to culture and traditional heritage, it is always down to personal experience and understanding. For me visiting this heritage destination has been an eye opener. I do suggest visit the place with open heart and wisdom and do not be pretentious when travelling to such place. I recommend it but be ready and willing to embrace the culture.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

The Huge statue of Janraisig is one of the biggest i ever seen. Many devotees and tourist as well. Its in Gandan Kiid.

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

One of the things to see in Ulaanbataar but apart from the 26m high bronze guilt statue of Buddha there is little to see here apart from pigeons by the thousands. This is very similar to many other Buddhist temples around the world but in generally poor repair snd condition. None of the gardens are maintained which makes the whole... More 

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newhaven
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

This is a must if you are staying in Ulaanbaatar. I purchased some interesting paintings from sellers outside of the temple. Also it has an interesting nomadic community on the walk from the center of the city.

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Obviously very historic and sacred but the monks made me very welcome. The statues and decorations are beautiful. The history of Magjid is palpable and I'm so delighted it survived the Russian occupation so well, albeit depleted.

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Leavenworth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I overuse the word awesome. But this place just filled me with awe. I entered the temple and just could do nothing but be in awe of the amazing statue of Janraisig.

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Ulaanbaatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

standing in front of the Migjid Janraisig statue makes you forget all the traffic-jam and busy life in Ulaanbaatar. it's a special place to try to remember what really counts in life and also feel how we are all part of the same world and need to respect each other.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

You walk north from the western main intersection along a pine tree-lined road and in front of you looms a gorgeous temple. It is the Migjid Janraisig Sum or the Temple of Migjid Janraisig built in 1911 to mark Mongolian independence. You are on the Dalkhin Denj, or Hill of Dalkh, which has been the uninterrupted hill of buddhist philosophy... More 

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