Kharakhorum Museum, Kharkhorin

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Explore the ruins of Kharakhorum Museum, the ancient capital of the Mongol empire and part of the Orkhon Valley World Heritage Site. The town reached its peak in the 13th and 14th centuries, used by Genghis Khan as a base for his army and later expanded by his son, Ogodei. Excavations performed in the 20th century unearthed a variety of remains, including roads, temple walls, and kiln ovens. Visit the archaeological museum nearby to admire an array of valuable artifacts uncovered from the area, as well as a large replica of what the city may have looked like in the 13th century. Put Kharakhorum Museum into our Kharkhorin trip planning app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Interesting museum that informed us about the history of the country. The lady who guided us very friendly with proper English and kind. He acted like he didn't see how some of them didn't pay to take pictures.
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  • Our guide took us here so we could learn more about Mongolian history. It is an interesting albeit small museum that has some nice exhibits and cultural items. I learned a lot about the Khans and we s...  more »
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