Top Choice Market in Ulaanbaatar

Naran Tuul Market

Also known as the Black Market (Khar Zakh), this is a must-see spot for those wanting to pick up traditional Mongolian clothing, carpets, horse-riding gear and souvenirs. It's notorious for pickpockets and bag slash…
Top Choice Department Store in Ulaanbaatar

State Department Store

Established in 1921, the State Department Store, known as ikh delguur (big shop), is a local institution and virtually a tourist attraction in itself. Here the best products from around the city are squeezed into on…
Top Choice Gifts & Souvenirs in Ulaanbaatar

Mary & Martha Mongolia

Fair-trade shop selling handmade traditional handicrafts, felt products, clothing (including men's and children's), toys, jewellery and modern Kazakh wall hangings. Has some innovative little products such as comput…
Sports & Outdoors in Ulaanbaatar

Cycling World

If you're looking to embark on a cycling trip around Mongolia then this is your place. It sells Trek mountain bikes, as well as a large range of accessories and GPS navigation equipment. Has plenty of tips for place…
Musical Instruments in Ulaanbaatar

Egshiglen Magnai National Musical Instrument Shop

A great little shop for those interested in buying handmade Mongolian instruments. It sells morin khuur (horse-head fiddles; from T180,000), yattag (zithers) and two-stringed Chinese fiddles, as well as CDs of tradi…
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. Next door is the flagship shop with a full range of items, and regular fashion shows during summer. It’…
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 outdoor gear, including tents, sleeping bags, gas stoves and inflatable kayaks.
Cashmere in Ulaanbaatar

Cashmere House

Excellent cashmere and wool garments can be purchased here, with all of Mongolia's big brands represented, including Gobi, Goyo, Altai and Blue Sky. It’s opposite the Russian embassy.
Cosmetics in Ulaanbaatar


Set up by a Mongolian woman, this classy cosmetics store specialises in organic body products and accessories made using local products from sea buckthorn to sheep's tail.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Ulaanbaatar

Mongolian Quilting Shop

Sells handmade quilts produced by low-income families. The money earned here goes to the New Life NGO, which directly supports the women who produce the quilts.