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  • Unique cultural heritage
  • Long-lasting traditions
  • Spectacular landscapes
  • Authentic nomadic culture
  • Catching up with modernity
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SHANGRI-LA ULAANBAATAR

SHANGRI-LA ULAANBAATAR

June has seen the opening of another five-star hotel in Ulaanbaatar, as the Shangri-La Ulaanbaatar received its first guests. The latest addition to the famous international luxury hotel chain is located in the very center of the city, in walking distance from the central Genghis Khan Square. The hotel features 290 elegant and very spacious guest rooms and suites designed in contemporary and indigenous fusion style.

01.07.2015
Mongolia in Winter: Huvsgul Lake

Mongolia in Winter: Huvsgul Lake

Wondering where to go to your next winter adventure? We are suggesting you to visit Mongolia, the beautiful Lake Huvsgul – so called the Blue Pearl of Mongolia. And it  may sound quite extreme - it must be freezing cold out there! The pristine Lake Huvsgul is 2 million years old, and makes up to 1% of the world’s total fresh water reserve.

02.03.2015
MONGOLIA WAIVES VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR EU CITIZENS

MONGOLIA WAIVES VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR EU CITIZENS

In a bold attempt to boost trade, investment and tourism, Mongolia has made reciprocal agreements with more than 60 countries to abolish visa requirements for all travellers for stays of up to 30 days.


These countries include all European Union member states and most of Europe’s non-EU countries. Also travellers from the USA, Canada, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and a number of other countries no longer need to issue visas for Mongolia. Visitors from countries still required to issue visas can do so at the Mongolian consulate in their country of residence or, if there is no consulate, at Ulaanbaatar’s Genghis Khan International Airport or at the Russian-Mongolian or Chinese-Mongolian borders.

19.08.2014
VIA HANSA ULAANBAATAR

VIA HANSA ULAANBAATAR

On April 4, Via Hansa opened an operational office in one of the most remote places on earth, in the lively Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar. Elina Demidenko, Product Manager for Siberia, Mongolia and China explains: “Mongolia, a country twice the size of Texas and inhabited by only three million people, represents some of the world’s most authentic culture and breath-taking natural scenery.

07.04.2014
New Mongolian Natural History Museum

New Mongolian Natural History Museum

Historically, the firs Mongolian Museum was established in 1924 namely National Museum, and later it was renamed as Country Study Museum in 1940-1941.

The following years the current Museum was built and had been operational as the Central Museum om Mongolia during 1953-1991, and since 1992 it was ranamed under Mongalian Natural History Museum. The Museum collections comprise over 10 thousand exhibits, whereas only 45% were displayed for constant public view and have atracted over 80 thousand visitors per year.

A new building for the Mongolian Natural History Museum is expected to be in service by 2016. The current museum building was closed in 2013.

25.02.2014
Naadam Festival

Naadam Festival

Native people of Mongolia find the Naadam Festival the most spectacular and joyful event in Mongolian culture life. The festival held on July 11-13, has its roots in the nomad wedding assemblies and hunting extravaganzas of the Mongol Army. Also known as ”Eryn gurvan naadam”, this festival has been celebrated nationwide since 1921, impressing people with games of wrestling, horse racing, and making up of archery, which are considered as core activities of the National Festival. The Opening Ceremony is the most fascinating part of the festival - hundreds of artists in traditional Mongolian costumes of different eras perform dances and songs for the Opening Ceremony while are parading with hundreds of musicians and Tsam masked dancers. This is an extraordinary opportunity to spend unforgettable weekend, exploring Mongolian culture, traditions, food and music.

10.06.2013
2013 world circus in Mongolia

2013 world circus in Mongolia

The "World Circus in Mongolia" event took place in Ulaanbaatar in March-April, 2013. Over 60 circus artistes from 14 countries took part, including fabulous troupes from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Canada, China, Finland, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, Russia, Spain, Ukraine, United State, Viet Nam and Mongolia. This was a largest scale event ever organized in 30 years.

Mongol Circus is famous for its Mongolian traditional contortion, which is one of precious and rare heritage elements created and practiced by Mongolians, moreover it is the cultural heritage of Mongolians that they developed, trained, transmitted and distributed for generations.

04.05.2013