Religious, Spiritual sights in Bayankhongor City
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The original monastery by this name was located 20km east of Bayankhongor city and was home to 10,000 monks, making it one of the biggest in the country. It was levelled by the communist government in 1937. The current monastery, built in 1991, is home to only 40 monks. The main temple is built in the shape of a ger, although it's actually made of brick. The main hall features a statue of Sakyamuni flanked by a green and white Tara. The monastery is on the main street, 700m north of the square.