Chinggis Khan Statue Complex
This splendid complex of located 54 km away from Ulaanbaatar and features the largest equestrian statue of Mongolia’s Grand Khan! It is situated at the location known as “Tsonjin Boldog”, where it is believed the Great Khan found a horse whip – which was considered good luck according to an ancient Mongolian belief. The construction of the statue began in 2006 and took two years to complete. It encompasses a total area of 212 hectares and the statue is built as a tourist complex. While the statue itself is 30 meters tall, its base is 10 meters high and 30 meters in diameter. It features exhibition halls, restaurants, a bar, a meeting hall and souvenir shops. The architecture of the statue is stunning and it allows visitors to take a lift all the way to the top of the statue, so as to enjoy a magnificent 360 degree bird’s-eye view of the surrounding countryside. The complex is open during all four seasons and is a great get-away during the weekends.