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Genghis Khan's Mausoleum

Gande'er Grasslands, Yijinhuoluo Town, Baotou 017200, China
0477-3965599,0477-3965577
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Ranked #2 of 38 Attractions in Baotou
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Historic Sites
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Perth, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Although a couple of hours out of Baotou it is well worth making the effort to visit. It is outstanding with a highlight being the Mongolian Horsemen providing demonstrations of their art.

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Beijing, China
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108 reviews 108 reviews
43 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

The place is one hour driving from Oros and four hours from Hohhot, so yes it is far, but we loved the spot. Maybe we are kind of historians nerds, but it is nice to see his descendants coming every day to pay their tribute to the father of a nation. The place is a kind of museum, as no... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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257 reviews 257 reviews
112 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

History lovers will love it. However, non history lovers will find this place a bore as it's not conveniently located.

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huhhot
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Genghis Khan's mausoleum is located ordos yijing huoluo area, coming to this area have special meaning of mongolians people, the histoy of our mongolia are world know, and definately the great hero, the different people have differt opinions. There are two different parts in mausoleum, one are for most chinese tour group area, another are behind area, the highlights are... More

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Suzhou, China
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89 reviews 89 reviews
48 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

The mausoleum is not in a convenient location travel-wise and it certainly isn't informative or that interesting. If you really happen to be in the area, you might enjoy seeing the buildings and taking some pictures. I would rather spend my time in the desert when visiting Inner Mongolia.

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Singapore, Singapore
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Interesting memorial site dedicated to Genghiz Khan. If you love trivia or are a history buff, you will love this place. Lots of statues and exhibits, but nothing interactive. Colourful with great photo opportunities.

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new york
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152 reviews 152 reviews
99 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Its only a memorial site. The exact burial site is unknown. Interesting history and museum exhibits. We have a guide so is informative with murals depicting the life of Genghis Khan.

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