"Visit the lamas" Mongolia Things to Do Tip by iwys

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Some of the most beautiful buildings in Mongolia are the Tibetan-style lamaseries. The biggest is Gandan, in the suburbs of U.B. Entrance is free.

Walk around and turn every prayer wheel that you see. You will send someone's prayer to heaven. People attach their prayers to the wheels on little pieces of paper.

Address: Gandan Monastery, Ulaaan Baatar

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  • Updated Apr 6, 2007
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