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Lakes, Rivers & Waterfalls
Natural Parks & Forests
Uvs Nuur Strictly Protected Area (712,545 hectares) Consists of four separate areas: Uvs Nuur, Türgen Uul, Tsagaan Shuvuut Uul and Altan Els...
Museums & Galleries
This OK Aimag Museum has the usual stuff plus a section on the 16th-century Oirad leader Amarsanaa (the chainmail jacket is supposedly his)...
Landmarks & Monuments
The bronze statue in front of Government House is of Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal, who ruled Mongolia for about 40 years until 1983, and was born near Ulaangom...
Dechinravjaalin Khiid was originally founded in 1738 and contained seven temples and 2000 monks...
Just outside of town on the south side of Ulaan Uul (Red Mountain), a small spring draws a steady crowd of picnicking locals who come here to drink the medicinal water and knock back vodka shots.
Khan Khökhii National Park (220,550 hectares) An important ecological indicator and home to musk deers, elks, red deers and wolves.
Tes River Reserve (712,545 hectares). The newest conservation area in Uvs protects waterfowl, beavers and fish.
Khyargas Nuur National Park (332,800 hectares) An area of springs and rocky outcrops that harbours abundant waterfowl.
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