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Top recommendations from locals

Department Store
“You can buy Mongolian souvenir, clothes and food. Also you can eat your meals and go to the coffee shop.”
  • 15 locals recommend
History Museum
“The National Museum of Mongolia (Mongolian: Монголын үндэсний түүхийн музей); formerly the National Museum of Mongolian History is located in Ulaanbaatar. This museum is a cultural, scientific, and educational organization, which is responsible for the collection, conservation and interpretation of the objects under its curation.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Ancient Buddhist monastery of the city centre, with travel destination of mongolia. Old to new city view. unique cultural heritage and picture taking service.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Flea Market
“It can be said "Black market". What you want to buy you can find in this place. Also can bargain goods what you buy. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Place to eat
“In July 1921, in the centre of Ulan-Bator, the ”hero of the revolution” Damdin Sukhbaatar declared the independence of Mongolia from China. Then his name was given to the square, Sukhbaatar Square.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Urgoo cinema is the largest movie theater chain of Mongolia with 3 branches in Ulaanbaatar city and 1 branch in Erdenet city. Moreover, the cinema hosts the only IMAX proprietary cinema projection standard screens in its Shangri-La Centre branch delivering the biggest cinema experience for you.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Opera House
“Famous operas and ballets play at the State Opera Ballet Theatre by cheapest price around 10-15$.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Another cinema. A nice place to relax if the weather isn't great (i.e. during the winter!).”
  • 2 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Fine Arts G. Zanabazar Museum was founded in 1966. The museum is renowned for the works of G. Zanabazar (1635-1724), which include the statues of Sita Tara, the Five Dhayani Buddhas and the Bodhi Stupa. The Fine Arts Museum was named after Gombodorjiin Zanabazar in 1995. It has 12 exhibition galleries covering the arts from ancient civilizations up to the beginning of the 20th Century. Initially opened with over 300 exhibits, the Museum rapidly enriched the number of its objects, with the modern arts becoming a separate division in 1989 as an Arts Gallery.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“The Indian restaurant located just round the corner. Very popular and make very delicious food.”
  • 3 locals recommend
History Museum
“this museum is not fully restorated yet. but you can go and visit and see some of the tyrannosaurus. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Rosewood is a neighborhood restaurant serving Italian inspired cuisine with a modern perspective. Offering Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast daily and a local’s favorite brunch on the weekends. Locally sourced produce, hand cut meat from their own butcher shop, creative cocktails, extensive wines by the bottle and the glass delivered by a friendly and attentive team keep this spot hopping.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Go there during lunch hours weekdays special set menu including soup , entree and dessert usually cost 3-4$. Dinner menu also good not expensive . Go look inside of this small Buddhist center they provide meditation classes courses etc . plus its located on Tourist street ...”
  • 4 locals recommend
Amusement Park
  • 2 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“This is a fascinating statue that represents the link the Soviet past of Mongolia had with the outside world through music.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Embassy / Consulate
  • 2 locals recommend