Migjid Janraisig Sum, Ulaanbaatar

4.5
#2 of 16 in Historic Sites in Mongolia
Part of the most important monastery in the country, Migjid Janraisig Sum escaped destruction of the 1930s and offers a look at an impressive 26.5 m (86.9 ft) golden statue of Avalokitesvara. Bring your camera to snap a few images of this section of the monastery, one of only two areas where photography is allowed. Plan a Ulaanbaatar trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • One of the top attractions for tourists in Ulaanbaatar is the Gandantegchenling, the Gandan monastery, and this mainly to see the 26.5m high gilded copper statue in one of the temples there. The statu...  more »
  • As many visitors wrote, I can only confirm a must-see in UB. Around the monumental large Buddha statue There are hundreds of small Buddha figurines, apparently there are indeed many Buddhas for whom the faithful bow and pray. In the small temples on the site we were allowed to hear and see the Prayers (disciples)-Monks pray, soothing, intriguing and rightly you should not photograph them. The price you pay to photograph in the great temple is more than reasonable, compared to what you pay in the Winter Palace or Choijin Lama Temple.
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