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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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Its aways god karma to visite any temple when traveling and this is no exception to the rule. take time to meditate.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Frank Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its aways god karma to visite any temple when traveling and this is no exception to the rule. take time to meditate.

Thank Frank Y
Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We toured Ulaanbaatur sites, and this one was one of them where we had no idea what to expect. Well...WOW. A huge Buddah statue in an old building which is still in use as a worship site. You can walk around and see the religious items while the locals are praying and really get a feel for their culture.

Thank Lipadad
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

The tall golden buddha is a rare site. Probably the busiest site in the Monastery, but rightfully so. In awe the whole time we were in there. Very nice.

Thank JesseWhite
Suva, Fiji
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

A well kept spiritual place andd signs of recent renovation. The surrounding area is not kept clean. Lot of crowd but still room to move around. Wish had more Information in English.

Thank Nouzab F
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

An absolutely eye popping temple, containing a giant standing Buddah, this is by far the most stunning of the many buildings in the monastery complex of Gandan. Surrounded by brass prayer wheels and miniature Buddahs (sadly all behind glass), this is the focus of the monastery. Photography is freely permitted.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

This is a working monastery , so one has to be respectful of the monks going about their daily lives. There is a smell of burning incense and the sound of a gong. The golden Buddha is very tall and stands with hands together and around the walls in cases from waist high to the ceiling are literally thousands of... More 

Thank AlbertH-B
Inwood, West Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

The second largest statues of the divine Buddhas can be seen here. A special moment is a blessing from the monks as they chant and pray. Definitely stop by.

Thank 631BarbaraM
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Have never seen such a tall Buddha (and I currently live in Bangkok.) Very cool location and worthwhile stop while in Mongolia, especially in contrast to all the natural locations and other monasteries, most of which have been destroyed at different points in conflicts. There are a number of interesting buildings, temples, and large prayer wheels around as well that... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

This has been my favourite place in UB so far. It is worth getting to the Monastery earlyish (9am) to see the morning services and monks chanting. Each of the buildings is totally different but all are beautiful. Watching the different people worshiping is really interesting to see. You can easily spend a couple hours wondering around here.

1 Thank Natalie S
Miami, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Very interesting temple, a must visit when in Ulaanbatar for its relics, set up, construction, thousands of Buddhas, very mystic.

Thank Bonita B

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