Buddhist Monastery in Bulgan City

Dashchoinkhorlon Khiid

Like most monasteries in Mongolia, Dashchoinkhorlon Khiid (1992) is the replacement of an older version; the original, Bangiin Khuree, was destroyed in 1937. About 1000 monks lived and worshipped at Bangiin Khuree b…
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…
Mausoleum in Bulgan City

Khatanbaatar Magsarjav Mausoleum

Located southwest of town, across a 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. There's a nice view across the aimag from he…
Statue in Bulgan City

Chin Van Khan Dorj Statue

This statue memorialises Mijiddorjiin Khanddorj, also known as Chin Van Khan, a famous early 20th-century independence leader.
Monument in Bulgan City

Aimag Monument

This monument to everything Bulgan (city and aimag) sits by the banks of the Achuut Gol.