ASIA-MONGOLIA/Ulaanbaatar

WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS

From 'Explore worldwide'1999'. Chosunilbo '2 Oct 2002, http://www.ub-mongolia.mn

 

Overview
  
Ulaanbaatar



 Photo by Byungho Yu on August 2007.

 

Gandantegchilen Monastery
  
Ulaanbaatar




  
The Center of Mongolian Buddhism & largest functioning monastery. Built from 1810 onwards, partly destroyed in the 1930s, reconstructed in the 1990s. Here one of the largest standing Gods of Buddhism in Central & East Asia, a gilded image of Megjid Janraiseg/Buddha of Compassion & Mercy. Built in 1911 as a sign of Independence of Mongolia by the decree of Bogd Khaan but the communists destroyed it in 1937. This image of Janraiseg was remade in 1996 and considered to be of better quality than the previous one. Photo by Gyeongheon Song on July 2006.

 

Winter Palace of Bogd Khan
  
Ulaanbaatar




 
Photo by Gyeongheon Song on July 2006.

 

Jaisan Victory Memorial Park
  
Ulaanbaatar



 Built in 1971 for victory World War II againt Japanese. Photo by Gyeongheon Song on July 2006.

 

Dr.Lee Taejoon's Memorial Park
  
Ulaanbaatar



 Doctor Lee Taejoon(1883-1921) patriot of Korea, near the Jaisan Victory Memorial Park. Photo by Gyeongheon Song on July 2006.

 

Government Building/Bodi Tower
  
Ulaanbaatar



 Building looms over the center of Ulaanbaatar-height 54m and 14th floors. Photo by Gyeongheon Song on July 2006.

 

National Museum of Mongolian History
  
1 Juulchin Street, Ulaanbaatar



 First museum in Mongolia-founded in 1924. Photo by Gyeongheon Song on July 2006.

 

Museum of Natural History
  
Ulaanbaatar



 It was founded in 1966, large collections of Mongolia's natural history,culture and minerals exhibits. Photo by Gyeongheon Song on July 2006.

 

Ulaanbaatar Bank
  
Baga Toiruu, Ulaanbaatar



 The most contemporary building in Ulaanbaatar. Photo by Byungho Yu on August 2007.

 

Modern Sculpture
  
SUIS Fine Art University, Ulaanbaatar



 Photo by Byungho Yu on August 2007.

 

Street Scene
  
Ulaanbaatar



 Photo by Byungho Yu on August 2007.

 

Traditional Gate
  
Baga Toiruu, Ulaanbaatar



 Photo by Byungho Yu on August 2007.

 

Great Sign of Genghis Khan
  
near Jaisan, Ulaanbaatar




 
Photo by Gyeongheon Song on July 2006.