Shopping

Top Choice Market in Ulaanbaatar

Naran Tuul Market

East of the centre, this is also known as the Black Market (Khar Zakh), but it’s not the sort of place where you go to change money illegally and smuggle goods – though this certainly happens.A covered area has a de…
Top Choice Gifts & Souvenirs in Ulaanbaatar

Mary & Martha Mongolia

Fair-trade shop selling handicrafts, felt products and modern Kazakh wall hangings. Has some innovative little products like computer bags and mobile-phone cases made with traditional designs. It's a couple of doors…
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 …
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…
Mall in Ulaanbaatar

Urt Tsagaan

This pedestrianised shopping mall is a left-over from the communist era and badly in need of renovation but it's still worth wandering down here. In summer, a yellow outdoor tent serves fresh airag. In the building …
Market in Mörön

Market

If you have forgotten any expedition gear, check out the market; you’ll find torches (flashlights), tents, stoves, fishing equipment, bags and bike parts. Quality and variety won’t be great but it will do in a pinch…
Sports & Outdoors in Ulaanbaatar

Attila Bike Shop

The best bike bike shop in UB is located in a difficult-to-find apartment area in the south of the city. Turn right 430m south of the Bogd Khan Winter Palace and take this road 850m until you find the shop on your r…
Sports & Outdoors in Ulaanbaatar

Seven Summits

Stocks German-made Vaude gear, GPS units, maps, stoves and gas, and travel books and accessories. It also hires out gear, including tents, sleeping bags, gas stoves, mountain bikes and inflatable kayaks. It’s opposi…
Market in Choibalsan

Market

Choibalsan’s proximity to China means that its market is well stocked. Purchase anything from fresh produce, dried dairy products and a local relish made of spring onion and garlic (great for livening up that mutton…
Cashmere in Ulaanbaatar

Gobi Cashmere Factory Outlet

Has slightly lower prices than the cashmere shops in the city centre, although much of it is last year’s stock. It’s in the industrial suburbs and hard to find on your own. If you take a taxi, have your hotel write …