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Üüreg Nuur

Outdoors in Uvs

Khyargas Nuur National Park

Khyargas Nuur National Park (332,800 hectares) An area of springs and rocky outcrops that harbours abundant waterfowl.
Museum in Ulaangom

Aimag Museum

This OK Aimag Museum has the usual stuff plus a section on the 16th-century Oirad leader Amarsanaa (the chainmail jacket is supposedly his). There’s a wing dedicated solely to the reign of one-time dictator Yu Tsede…
Outdoors in Uvs

Uvs Nuur Strictly Protected Area

Uvs Nuur Strictly Protected Area (712,545 hectares) Consists of four separate areas: Uvs Nuur, Türgen Uul, Tsagaan Shuvuut Uul and Altan Els. Contains everything from desert sand dunes to snowfields, marsh to mounta…
Buddhist Monastery in Ulaangom

Dechinravjaalin Khiid

Dechinravjaalin Khiid was originally founded in 1738 and contained seven temples and 2000 monks. The place was pulverised in 1937 thanks to Stalin, and its current incarnation consists of a concrete ger and about 20…
Spring in Ulaangom

Ulaan Uulyn Rashaan

Just outside of town on the south side of Ulaan Uul (Red Mountain), a small spring draws a steady crowd of picnicking locals who come here to drink the medicinal water and knock back vodka shots.
Bridge in Achit Nuur


Lake in Khökh Nuur

Khökh Nuur

Historic Site in Ulaangom

Bairam Davaa Ancient Graves and Balbals

Historic Site in Ulaangom

Bairam Davaa Graves and Balbals