Top things to do

Top Choice Korean in Mandalgov

Urgoo Restaurant

This Korean restaurant, the best in town, is set on the 1st floor of a permanent ger structure behind the main government building off the main square. They offer a mix of hotpots, and fried, sweet chicken and pork …
Park in Mandalgov

Byamba's Tree Nursery

Retired forest engineer and local conservationist Byamba Tseyen helped establish, and now maintains, this small tree-planting nursery on the edge of town, in an attempt to fend off desertification from the Gobi's sh…
Museum in Mandalgov

Mandalgov Museum

This enjoyable and informative museum is divided into two main sections: a taxidermy-heavy natural history section and a more interesting ethnography and historical section where you'll peruse a collection of pricel…
Buddhist Monastery in Mandalgov

Dashgimpeliin Khiid

In 1936 there were 53 temples in Dundgovi; a year later the Mongolian KGB reduced nearly all to ash and rubble. In 1991 Dashgimpeliin Khiid was opened for the people of Mandalgov. Around 30 monks now serve the monas…
Mongolian in Mandalgov

Gobi Anu

This clean and friendly guanz (canteen) knocks out all the usuals: buuz (dumplings), khuushuur (fried mutton pancakes), tsuivan (fried noodles). No English menu or sign, but there is (lukewarm) beer.
Supermarket in Mandalgov

Delgerkhaangay Supermarket

The newest of the town's supermarkets, it offers a few fresh fruit options, and plenty of breads, instant noodles, and other snacks for self caterers.
Theatre in Mandalgov

Central Mongolian Concert Theatre

A classic building that hosts public performances two to three times a month from September through May. There may be some action during naadam too.
Market in Mandalgov

Mandalgov Market

Mandalgov's local market offers cheap eats and (minimal) fresh produce.