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Amarbayasgalant Monastery

Mongolia
+976 11 31 6729
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Wonderful monastery in a remote place. Old and new constructions close by make an impressive sight.

This monastery is about 350 km from Ulaanbaatar but is worth the trip. To see the young (kids... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
betcr
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Gorgeous trip on a motorcycle

Me and my mate made the 35km diversion and it was well worth it. Sketchy roads (of course!l but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James H
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Noosa Heads
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This monastery is about 350 km from Ulaanbaatar but is worth the trip. To see the young (kids) monks playing a kind of volley ball in the temple yard was wonderful. The small "souvenir shop" is in one of the temple rooms itself with wonderful...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my mate made the 35km diversion and it was well worth it. Sketchy roads (of course!l but the valley in which the monestary is located is simply stunning. The monestary itself is so so but climb up to the golden Buddah for an...More

Thank James H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buddhist religion was mostly spread in Mongolia during Manj Chin dynasty (the end of which is famously shown in the movie Last Emperor, Aisingyoro Pu I was the last emperor and the dynasty's power was largely disturbed by the loss in war against Japan in...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

At the bayuunbaren gas-station, I asked directions… in the dust of my car it got written 12 km and 35km… and indeed after 12km there was a sign in English/Mongolian Amarbayasgalant Monastery 35 kilometer. I drove it after first snow in October, vice-versa 4-5 hours...More

1  Thank Akxsel
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

This is a must visit place in Mongolia. Brace for rough ride, roads are non-existent at places. It is a long way from the last metalled road. Prepare to stay in camp with very basic facilities. But, it is all worth it as the natural...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Taj Mahal, Angkor Wat, Vatican, Jerusalem, Machu Picchu, Lhasa, Pagan – of all the great spiritual centers on earth, there is none today more authentic, more pure, nor more spiritual than Amarbaysagalant. Is it the extremely remote but stunning location? The beautifully restored buildings? The...More

3  Thank MW46Jackson
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

the monastery was established and funded by order of Manchu Yongzheng Emperor Construction took place between 1727 and 1736 and Zanabazar's remains were transferred there in 1779 Originally consisting of over 40 temples, was one of the very few monasteries to have partly escaped destruction...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2015

We walked up to the shrines above the monastery in the morning and it was beautiful, a herd of goats and sheep were nearby on the mountain-side too. The monastery is beautiful and the location is surrounded by serene nature. We were there for morning...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2015

We drove for hours, on the Ulaanbaatar-Darkhan-Erdenet road, regaled by the beauty of the Mongolian countryside - greens, browns, yellows, purples, reds, whites - serenaded by the mooing and baaing of cattle, and awed by the thunder of hooves as deel-attired, motorcycle-riding 'malchin' or horse...More

1  Thank 663Greca663
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

The location for the Monastery is superb. It is in the middle of nowwhere. Climb up the hill behind the monastery to have a great view on the monastery and its surroundings.

1  Thank lucaret
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Jurgen J
6 July 2017|
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Response from MW46Jackson | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are some accommodations in simple buildings on the western side of the monastery. People cannot stay inside the monastery. It is also possible to camp in the area.
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