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Reviewed 1 week ago

A 360 Km. drive from UlaanBaatar, this is the oldest monastery of Mongolia which will probably be included in your tour of central Mongolia. I found the Thangka Buddhist paintings impressive and was quite fascinated by the fact that some of the gods of Hinduism...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is useful to come to just to understand the history of this area and the city ruins where this is located. We walked through part with a guide to tell us about the artifacts, then walked around the rest of the grounds. At one...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Dakota57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Huge buddhist temple complex with an amazing areal behind a white wall. One can walk around freely, visit the temples with their very diverse pieces of art. Thankas, Buddhas, statues of all kinds of Gods from different eras. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 23, 2019

Extensive monastery in the ancient capital of Mongolia. Well worth a visit. Lucky to see horseback archery on the day we were there.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank tes108
Reviewed July 17, 2019

Really atmospheric temple with an insight into the lives of monks chanting during our visit. Beautiful setting!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 317shaunc
Reviewed July 4, 2019

I was on a conducted tour, operated by Sundowners of Australia, and an overnight stay at Kharkhorin was included. This monastery is probably the best thing to see in Kharkhorin, it is a huge complex of several buildings. We had a guide for our stay...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alex J
Reviewed June 29, 2019

Well worth checking out given that you're presumably already in Kharkhorin at this point. Entrance to the compound is free and allows you to see the structures that are still standing, including the Stupa and the working monastery. But I recommend paying the fee and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ravi s
Reviewed June 25, 2019

While much of the former complex has been destroyed what remains is well worth a visit. The English translations are helpful but it is also good to have a guide for further explanations. We were fortunate to experience the monks chanting a reading for a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Margaret W
Reviewed June 12, 2019 via mobile

Admission fees required for see main temple. Best to get someone to translate the temple guide's explanation. There are no signs to explain the exhibits. An hour should be enough to tour the complex. A row of souvenir shops in front of complex.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank SingaTrav3ll3r
Reviewed June 11, 2019

Felt very serene in the monastery, with stupa walls built around the monastery. It is also part of the old capital of the Mongol Empire.

Date of experience: May 2019
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