This white rock outcrop has the faint imprint of a strange helmeted figure, which locals believe was created by, um, aliens. Maybe they're right?
- Tsagaan Bulag
- Natural History Museum
Filled with bad taxidermy, a replica Tarbosaurus skeleton and some fossils, including a 130-million-year-old fossilised turtle.
- Bugiin Tsav
A large series of rift valleys running parallel to the Altan Uul mountain range and famous for its dinosaur fossils.
- Gunii Khöndii Gorge
A beautiful, 4km-long gorge with vertical walls, about 70km southwest of Bayangovi.
- Ikh Nartiin Chuluu Burial Mounds
There are several ancient burial mounds found throughout the park.
- Delgeriin Choiriin Khiid
One of many monasteries destroyed in the purges of the 1930s, the Delgeriin Choiriin Khiid is in the process of being rebuilt and sequestered. In the…
- Shuteen Park
The views from the temple at the top of this somewhat dreary park set behind a drab monastery are vast. They overlook town and the mountains beyond, but…
- Khoshuu Khuralin Khiid
Very little remains of this monastery 21km south of the two at Ongiin Khiid itself save a scattering of broken brickwork and Chinese pottery. It is not a…
- Senjit Khad
An impressive rock arch rises from the desert about 95km northeast of Sainshand in Altanshiree sum. If you're on the hunt for all of the Gobi's treasures,…
- Dashpeljeelen Khiid
Altai's working monastery is not well set up for visitors. It's at the base of Shuteen Park.