Attractions

Museum in Bulgan City

Bulgan Aimag Museum

This museum on the main street has some information on obscure sights in the aimag; a display on J Gurragchaa, Mongolia’s first man in space; war photos, and a few musical instruments, including the ol' human-femur-…
Museum in Bulgan City

Museum of the West Road Military Unit

The West Road Military Unit was a key force in freeing Mongolia from White Russian rule in 1921. Its history is described in this small museum, 2.5km south of Bulgan. Choibalsan and Khatanbaatar Magsarjav both staye…
Buddhist Monastery in Bulgan City

Dashchoinkhorlon Khiid

Like most monasteries in Mongolia, this one (built in 1992) replaced the original monastery, Bangiin Khuree, which was destroyed in 1937. About 1000 monks lived and worshipped at Bangiin Khuree before they were arre…
Mausoleum in Bulgan City

Khatanbaatar Magsarjav Mausoleum

Located 1km southwest of the Bulgan Hotel, across the stream and at the top of a hill, this curious silver building resembling a concrete ger is actually a mausoleum in the shape of a hat. It allegedly contains the …