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Bogd Khan Palace Museum

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
+976 11 34 2195
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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
+976 11 34 2195
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Reviewed yesterday

The contents of the temple could use much better display and interpretive materials, and the uses of the different buildings and rooms could be much better explained. The palace is sad and moth-eaten. It's interesting to visit, to learn about the last Khan, but the...More

Thank 12trvlgirl
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a place that needs protection! It has amazing treasures that because of lack of funds will be destroyed by the elements. See the paintings and artifacts before they are gone forever!

Thank rbazant
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Chinese and Tibetan-style palace and interesting old objects and photos of the former bogd. Animal lovers won't like the stuffed animal collection, and we definitely didn't like the ridiculous $20 camera fee, so we ony took a few photos outside the fence.

Thank cinbkk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...and artefacts too. The grounds might need a little bit of attention but the old wooden structures are covered in intricate, detailed images and patterns, which reward closer inspection. The insides also have some interesting historical items, as does the Winter Palace building.

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can easily spend an hour here to appreciate the amazing things you'll find inside the buildings. The outside is beautiful as well, but needs maintenance.

Thank Sjakie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite another world and a different era can be seen in this partly dilapitated palace.Loads of interesting inventory including a carriage from England...

Thank Ruth258
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not all that different from myriads of Buddhist temples all over Asia, but this one wanted to rob the tourists wishing to take photos. Entry fee was reasonable, but to take photos you had to pay 50,000 MNT, which is about $22 USD. This...More

1  Thank Gary T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The site seems pretty run down and could do with some restoration, but the museum is filled with loads of exhibits worth looking at, from stuffed animals to toys and furniture. Photography within the museum is not allowed unless you pay a fee, but you...More

Thank thetravellingfugu
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Again another beautiful place that is falling apart because it lacks funding and is in desperate need to repair!

1  Thank postrawb
Reviewed 10 June 2017

A great Palace to visit- the buildings are amazing, and a real insight into the past cultural history of Mongolia Great exhibits- although the stuffed animals are a bit creepy!

Thank RedCatSarah
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