Migjid Janraisig Sum, Ulaanbaatar

4.6
#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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  • This is a beautiful replacement for the massive statue stolen by the Russians during the Soviet era. It is a huge (27m high), intricate statue that fills an entire building on the monastery grounds. I...  more »
  • I visited Gandan Temple and looked around the large grounds, and this Kannon statue was also very beautiful. This time I came to Mongolia for an inspection, so the local guide explained it to me, so it was helpful.
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  • Interesting place but you’ll pay 4000 MGT to get in and they’ll force the 7000 MGT for photography on you even if you don’t want to take photos.
  • I had relaxed and peaceful feeling in here.
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