Bayankhongor City attractions

Buddhist Monastery in Bayankhongor City

Lamyn Gegeenii Gon Gandan Dedlin Khiid

The original monastery by this name, one of Mongolia's largest at the time, was located 20km east of Bayankhongor City. It was levelled by the communist government in 1937. The current version is a hub of activity w…
Museum in Bayankhongor City

Museum of History and Ethnography

Formerly the Aimag Museum and set inside the sports stadium, the collection here is well laid-out and worth a quick look. There is a good display on Buddhist art, featuring two statues of Tara, some fine old scroll …
Buddhist Stupa in Bayankhongor City

Bayankhongor Stupa

The skyline of the city is dominated by this stupa (and the telecom tower beside it) on a hill to the west of the city's main square. Take a walk up here (20 minutes) for views of the town and surrounding countrysid…
Museum in Bayankhongor City

Natural History Museum

Filled with bad taxidermy, a replica Tarbosaurus skeleton and some fossils, including a 130-million-year-old fossilised turtle.