City Center Monuments, Ulan Bator (Self Guided)

Ulan Bator has a rich and mysterious history. It is home to many historic landmarks and prominent monuments. Among them are the celebrated Genghis Khan Monument, Lenin Monument, Beatles Monument and many others. Take the following tour to visit the famous monuments of Ulan Bator city Center !
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City Center Monuments Map

Guide Name: City Center Monuments
Guide Location: Mongolia » Ulan Bator (See other walking tours in Ulan Bator)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Author: leticia
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Genghis Khan Monument

1) Genghis Khan Monument (must see)

In front of the Mongolian Government Palace, in the prominent Sükhbaatar Square, is the statue of Genghis Khan, the national hero, founder, Khan (ruler) and Khagan (emperor) of the prosperous Mongol Empire.
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Sanjaasürengiin Zorig Statue

2) Sanjaasürengiin Zorig Statue

This landmark, located in the center of the Mongolian capital, is a statue of Sanjaasürengiin Zorig, the prominent politician and leader of the democratic revolution in Mongolia in 1990. He was known as the "Golden Magpie of Democracy."
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Lenin Statue

3) Lenin Statue

This statue was erected in honor of the prominent Russian politician and statesman, philosopher, Marxist, writer and founder of the Soviet Union, Vladimir Lenin. The statue is located east from the southeast corner of Sükhbaatar Square.
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Dashdorjiin Natsagdorj Monument

4) Dashdorjiin Natsagdorj Monument

This monument is dedicated to Borjigin Dashdorjiin Natsagdorj, one of the best-known figures in Mongolian literature. He was the founder of Mongolian Writers Union and a prominent writer, poet and playwright.
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Yünsiyebü Byambyn Rinchen Monument

5) Yünsiyebü Byambyn Rinchen Monument

In front of the National Library of Mongolia in Ulan Bator is the monument to Yünsiyebü Byambyn Rinchen, one of the founders of modern Mongolian literature, a prominent translator and diverse scientist.
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Marshal Yumzhagiyn Tsedenbal Monument

6) Marshal Yumzhagiyn Tsedenbal Monument

This monument commemorates Yumzhagiyn Tsedenbal, politician, first secretary of the Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party, chairman of the People’s Republic of Mongolia, and marshal, who governed Mongolia for 40 years. The monument is located in front of the Theatre for Dramatic Arts.
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Beatles Monument

7) Beatles Monument

This city monument is dedicated to the legendary Beatles. On October 9, 2008 this monument to the distinguished and renowned Liverpool rock stars was inaugurated on the square in front of the State Department Store.

Walking Tours in Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Create Your Own Walk in Ulan Bator

Create Your Own Walk in Ulan Bator

Creating your own self-guided walk in Ulan Bator is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Ulan Bator is Mongolia’s cultural, political, economic and social center. The downtown part of the city abounds in prominent attractions: government buildings, famous landmarks, quality museums and more. Follow this orientation walk to discover the most interesting sights of Ulan Bator.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.4 km
Ulan Bator Shopping Tour

Ulan Bator Shopping Tour

Ulan Bator has plenty of excellent places to shop. You can find a wide selection of traditional Mongolian and Kazakh handicrafts and souvenirs. You can also find a wide assortment of beautiful cashmere products and other popular Mongolian items. Check out the best places to shop in Ulan Bator in the next self-guided tour.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 km
Ulan Bator Cultural Walking Tour

Ulan Bator Cultural Walking Tour

Ulan Bator is an interesting travel destination with a unique culture and history. Its outstanding cultural venues, museums and monument will help you discover Mongolia's rich history. Take the following tour to learn about Mongolia's fascinating culture!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km
City Center Museums

City Center Museums

Ulan Bator does not have many museums, but the ones it does have are definitely worth visiting. Its outstanding Choijin Lama Museum, Victims of Political Persecution Memorial Museum and Museum of Mongolian Costumes welcome visitors to explore Mongolia’s rich history and culture. Take the following tour to visit the museums located in Ulan Bator city Center, all within a pleasant walking...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Ulan Bator for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Ulan Bator has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Ulan Bator, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.