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Migjid Janraisig Sum

1,5 KM north west of the Sukhbaatar Square, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
+976 9914 0669
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Loving the ancient building and the statue of the Janraisig god. Its not allowed to get pictures... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LudaJamiyan
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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Interesting

It's inside the Gandan Monastery, and it's one of a good place to understand the budhist culture of... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
cessy_k
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Prevessin, France
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1,5 KM north west of the Sukhbaatar Square, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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+976 9914 0669
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loving the ancient building and the statue of the Janraisig god. Its not allowed to get pictures inside. Picturing outside is allowed.

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

It's inside the Gandan Monastery, and it's one of a good place to understand the budhist culture of Mongolia

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

The main attraction is the very impressive standing huge statute. The rest of the complex is very similar to other Tibetan monasteries. According to our guide, this statute is a replacement for the former which was melted down to make bullets for the Soviet soldiers...More

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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Very central location and possibly overlooked because of modern building and construction work nearby. Reasonable fee to enter,extra fee if you want to take photographs. I visited in March so not many other visitors around. Very atmospheric place and each temple has so much detail...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2018

Well worth taking the time, and small admission fee, to take a look. You have to pay an extra fee to use your camera.

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Reviewed February 18, 2018

I was very impressed to see not just the statue but the enitre complex. The statue itself is enormous and highly detailed on all sides. The interior of the building is colorful with a detailed wooden ceiling. Family shrines surround the statue.

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Reviewed February 12, 2018

Wonderfully atmospheric working temple with impressively huge internal standing Buddha. You'll be craning your neck to take it all in. There's a charge for internal photography.

Thank Inspector_More
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Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

My last day in UB I had seen and done some pretty amazing things but I wasn't ready for this I didn't know such an amazing Buddha was hiding there it took my breath away I donated into the charity box but still had to...More

Thank Damien B
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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Not sure how anyone can NOT stop here if you are visiting. There is so much history here and one of the few Buddhist temples left. Very impressive. This temple was spared and I’m happy for Mongolia it was. Just feeling the energy of this...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2017

Like so many places in UB, this is another tourist trap. There are pickpockets and they will try and take your wallet so hold onto it. When you notice them, they will cower and stare at the walls but it’s ridiculous. It just becomes so...More

Thank Daniel A
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