Attractions

Top Choice Archaeological Site in Mörön

Uushigiin Uver

On an arid plain about 20km west of Mörön, 14 deer stones have survived both howling winds and history, and now constitute one of the most enchanting Bronze Age archaeological sites in the country. Some of the stone…
Buddhist Monastery in Mörön

Danzandarjaa Khiid

An eerie dusty plain and the ruins of arched gates make for a dramatic backdrop to this monastery. The original structure (Möröngiin Khuree) was built around 1890 and housed some 2000 monks. It was rebuilt and reope…
Museum in Mörön

Khövsgöl Aimag Museum

Given the variety of wildlife in the aimag, stuffed animals such as the ibex and the lynx are, not surprisingly, the main feature of the museum; there's also a large tusk from a woolly mammoth dating back at least 4…
Park in Mörön

Khövsgöl Park

This dusty park consists of a giant map of Khövsgöl aimag with each sum (district) represented by a bit of public artwork that ranges from appealingly kitschy to kind of terrifying (examples include concrete dead-ey…
Monument in Mörön

Monument to Chingunjav

With a fierce expression on his face, the statue of the mounted Chingunjav looks set to trample you under its hooves. Chingunjav was one of the two major leaders of the 1755–1756 rebellion in Outer Mongolia; though …