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…
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 …
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…
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 …
Electronics in Ulaanbaatar


This three-storey building is crammed with dozens of private dealers selling everything from flash drives to the latest laptops. It is located behind the Canon Showroom, which also has a computer shop.
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.
Clothing in Ulaanbaatar

Shilmel Torgo

This shop produces custom-made dels and other traditional Mongolian outfits. A custom-made silk del will cost around T280,000.
Arts & Crafts in Ulaanbaatar

Möngön Zaviya

An enormous, nontouristy showroom of silver cups, belt buckles and jewellery. The basement has some of the best traditional silverwork.