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Top Choice Korean in Darkhan

Bulgogi Family

Bright, friendly, genuine Korean restaurant featuring bulgogi (grilled meat), spicy soups, tasty bibimbap (rice topped with meat, vegetables and an egg, choice of hot or cold) and noodle dishes, all mains are accomp…
Top Choice Mongolian in Mörön

50° 100° Hotel

Located in the hotel of the same name, the 50° 100° serves the best food in town. There is a range of salads, imaginative meat dishes such as beef in plum sauce and huge portions of Korean dishes, such as bibimbap, …
Top Choice International in Khövsgöl Nuur National Park

Garage 24

Garage 24 has a Western-oriented menu that will come as a welcome break after a few days of roughing it in the wilderness. The English breakfast includes bacon, toast, beans and sausage. Lunch and dinner menu items …
Top Choice Bakery in Erdenet

Eternal Springs

Vegetarians rejoice, as this tiny, cute-as-a-button Swedish-American bakery not only does a daily selection of vegetable soups (pumpkin, broccoli), but also meatless pizzas, great baked goodies and an extensive loos…
Lake in Khövsgöl Nuur National Park

Khövsgöl Nuur

Known as the Blue Pearl of the Mongolia, Khövsgöl Nuur is an extraordinary lake that stretches 136km deep into the Siberian taiga. The lake and mountains that surround it form the basis for this popular national par…
Buddhist Temple in Amarbayasgalant Khiid

Amarbayasgalant Khiid

Amarbayasgalant Khiid was built between 1727 and 1737 by the Manchu emperor Yongzheng, and dedicated to the great Mongolian Buddhist and sculptor Zanabazar, whose mummified body was moved here in 1779. It is in the …
Archaeological Site in Khövsgöl

Uushigiin Uver

A Bronze Age site, Uushigiin Uver contains 14 upright carved deer stones, some with splendid white design against an ochre-coloured background, plus sacrificial altars (keregsuur). This remarkable collection is loca…
Sports & Outdoors in Dulaankhaan

Bow-making Workshop

This is one of only three traditional bow-and-arrow workshops in Mongolia. In a large, dusty room, exquisite bows and arrows are made from ibex and reindeer horn, bamboo and even fish guts. Only around 100 sets are …
Cave in Chandman-Öndör

Dayan Derkhiin Agui

Dayan Derkhiin Agui is a cave considered holy by local Buddhists and shamanists. According to legend, the monastery was founded after the famed shaman Dayan Derkh turned to stone rather than be captured by Chinggis …
Carpets in Erdenet

Carpet Factory

The city’s carpet factory is open year-round but production is low in summer (June to August) when supplies of wool are scarce. Prices at the shop and the attached new outlet are similar to those at the Naran Tuul M…