Baga Gazryn Chuluu Nature Reserve attractions

Monastery in Baga Gazryn Chuluu Nature Reserve

Tsorjiin Khureenii Khiid

An unusual sight is the half-hidden stone ruins of the 200-year-old monastery, Tsorjiin Khureenii Khiid. Concealed among the rocks, and shaded by a grove of aspen trees, some of the rooms at the back of the now roof…
Ruins in Baga Gazryn Chuluu Nature Reserve

Süm Khökh Burd

The ruined 10th-century temple Süm Khökh Burd sits on an island in the middle of a seasonal lake, and was built from rocks that can only be found more than 300km away. It was abandoned and left in ruins a few centur…
Spring in Baga Gazryn Chuluu Nature Reserve

Baga Gazryn Freshwater Spring

This tiny freshwater spring is covered with a stone. Lift it off the opening and use the crude ladle fashioned from a stick and the business end of a table spoon to scoop spring water. According to local legend and …
Cave in Baga Gazryn Chuluu Nature Reserve

Usan Bolortiin Agui

This cave has a funnel-like opening through which you can squeeze into a ger-sized cavern 18m below. One hundred years ago it glowed with quartz crystal, but Chinese miners plundered the bounty in the 1920s. Still, …
Buddhist Monastery in Baga Gazryn Chuluu Nature Reserve

Delgeriin Choiriin Khiid

One of many monasteries destroyed in the purges of the 1930s, the Delgeriin Choiriin Khiid is in the process of being rebuilt and sequestered. In the central ger, known as the Majestic White Shining Palace, Luvsan D…