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[Travel to Asia] Mongolia : Ulgii

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Ulgii is a city in western Mongolia. It is a city at an altitude of 1700 m and has a population of 30,000 as of 2014. There are many popular tourist attractions. It’s very warm during the day. There are Altai mountains in the surrounding area, and there are Kazakh falconers in the suburbs. It has a unique traditional Kazakh culture and is the cultural, religious and economic center of the region.

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Location

It is a city in the western part of Mongolia. Ulgii has a subarctic-influenced desert climate, with long winters, very dry and very cold, and short and warm summers.

History

Ulgii was a Kazakh village before the establishment of the modern Mongolian state in 1911. Before the religious purge of the 1930s, when the mosque was destroyed and Imam was executed, it was the Islamic center of Mongolia. Mongolia put Ulgii under the jurisdiction of the government in 1939. Many of the city centres were built in the 1950s and 1980s, are less developed than the rest of Mongolia, and have poor railroads and paved roads due to isolated areas and lack of mineral resources. bottom. After the 1991 Mongolian Democratic Revolution and the collapse of the Soviet Union, 25% of the population moved to the newly independent Kazakhstan. However, many people returned later, and the population increased significantly. In recent years, construction has increased significantly, and many new apartments and shops have been created, reflecting the construction boom throughout Mongolia.

Sightseeing Spot 1: Bayan-Ulgii Museum

Living tools, costumes, musical instruments, harnesses, etc. that show the history and life of the Kazakh people are on display. There is also a souvenir corner in the museum where hats and bags are sold.

Sightseeing Spot 2: Central Mosque

The religion that the Kazakhs believe in is Islam (Sunni). The mosque is where the believers gather.

Sightseeing Spot 3: Altai Tawan Bogd National Park

The area of the national park is about 630,000 m², which is the largest national park in Mongolia. There are scenic lakes such as Holgan, Hoton and Lake Dayan. The foot of the Huiten peak is covered with the Potanin Glacier. Rare species of wild animals inhabit.

Sightseeing spot 4: Rock paintings in the Mongolian Altai Mountains

It is a group of archaeological sites registered as a World Heritage Site. It is said to have been painted for about 12000 years, from about 11000 BC to about the 9th century AD.

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