Attractions

Top Choice Monument in Dadal

Deluun Boldog

About 3.5km north of Dadal village is a collection of hills known as Deluun Boldog. On top of one of the hills is a stone marker, erected in 1990 to commemorate the 750th anniversary of the writing of The Secret His…
Top Choice Spring in Dadal

Khajuu Bulag

This trickle of a mineral water spring, where Chinggis Khaan once allegedly drank, is about 2.2km west of Deluun Boldog and is easily spotted by the beribboned tree next to it. Fill your bottles, but watch out for t…
Monument in Dadal

Stone Marker

About 3.5km north of Dadal village is a collection of hills known as Deluun Boldog. On top of one of the hills is a Stone Marker, built in 1990 to commemorate the 750th anniversary of the writing of The Secret Histo…
Monument in Dadal

Stupa Memorial

This memorial, comprising three stupas, was built to honour the 607 people from Dadal who died in the political repression of the 1930s. The list of names is printed on the main prayer wheel. The Buriats were treate…
National Park in Dadal

Onon-Balj National Park

The 415,752-hectare Onon-Balj National Park, extending north from the village towards Russia, offers enticing camping spots, fishing holes and chances for spotting wildlife. Buy your national park ticket (around Tug…
Monument in Dadal

Gate into Dadal

Just in case you weren't sure that you're about to enter Chinggis Khan country, this gleaming white gate, flanked with steles and statues of Mongol warriors, welcomes you in if you approach Dadal from the south, vi…
Museum in Dadal

Dadal Museum

The entertaining village museum consists of a wooden ger, with a statue of young Temuujin out front, and paintings of the grown-up Khaan and his descendants inside, along with black stallion tail-hair pennants (the …
Museum in Dadal

Hunting Museum

For an offbeat adventure, drop by the home of Zundoi-Davag, a 96-year-old hunter who will be happy to show you his contribution to the demise of endangered species, such as the snow leopard and the wolverine, sittin…
Monument in Dadal

Chinggis Khaan Obelisk

This enormous, wedge-shaped white rock was placed in the middle of the Gurvan Nuur holiday camp in 1962 to commemorate the 800th anniversary of Chinggis’ birth. This was at the height of the communist era, though so…