Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Choibalsan

Dornod Aimag Museum & Gallery

Inside the former Government House, the comprehensive collections here stampede through the aimag's history, from Stone Age and Bronze Age finds to the communist years and beyond. Standout exhibits include a paintin…
Buddhist Monastery in Choibalsan

Danrig Danjaalin Khiid

This monastery, built around 1840, was once one of the most active holy sites in eastern Mongolia. Though it contained three northern temples and four southern temples, less than half of the resident 800 monks could…
Monument in Choibalsan

Mongolian Heroes’ Memorial

Like a socialist realist lightning bolt, this masterpiece of Stalinist monument-chic features a soldier on horseback flying straight towards the enemies of the motherland. Behind the monument, a horseshoe arch decor…
Museum in Choibalsan

Dornod Natural History Museum

Both our author and the inexpertly stuffed wildlife were wearing bemused expressions in this mildly interesting museum, which features exhibits on local geology and flora along with a menagerie of embalmed animals. …
Monument in Choibalsan

Choibalsan Statue

A forgettable statue of the Soviet puppet dictator and namesake of the capital of Dornod aimag.