Historic Site in Altai

Khun Chuluu

About 8km west of the main dirt tracks as you head south from Altai to Biger, and about 10km southwest of Altai itself, among the blemished land scarred by amateur gold miners, this single khun chuluu (which transla…
Museum in Altai

Altai Museum

The Altai Museum shows off some excellent bronze statues, scroll paintings, genuine Mongol army chain-mail, and an interesting shaman costume and drum. Look out for the 200kg statue of Buddha, which was hidden in a …
Park in Altai

Shuteen Park

The views from the temple at the top of this somewhat dreary park set behind a drab monastery are vast. They overlook town and the mountains beyond, but the temple is in sorry shape, from the dry fountain, to the de…
Buddhist Monastery in Altai

Dashpeljeelen Khiid

Altai's working monastery is not well set up for visitors. It's at the base of Shuteen Park.