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Gandantegchinlen Monastery

4.3/580 Reviews
Temple

Business Hours

Monday-Sunday 9:00-21:00

Address

Gandan Monastery District, Ulaanbaatar 16040
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About Gandantegchinlen Monastery

The name Ganden Monastery means the land of bliss. It is nearly 200 years old and was built by the living Buddha of the year. It is now a famous spot in Mongolia. There is a huge Tsongkhapa statue behind the Ochidara Temple. Continue to the end of the main road is the spectacular Ganden Monastery. There are hundreds of portraits of longevity Buddhas and some small Buddha statues. Looking at the big Buddha, it is extremely solemn.

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  • TrinityZ
    5.0

    As soon as we got to the door, we could see crowds of black pigeons and rice vendors in the square. Most of them are old people and children selling pigeon food. 2000 drawings, one package. The child will stuff you with the merchandise. Ulan Bator's sky has always been beautiful, Gandan Temple's Tibetan Buddhist architecture and chanting trumpets are the highlights of this scenic spot. People who believe in Buddhism come here with awe and solemn hall Buddha statues. The entrance tickets of the building are 4000 pictures and the photographs are 7000 pictures.

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  • 善了哉的
    5.0

    Gandan Temple in South India was predecessor of Gandan Temple in Lhasadazi County, Tibet. It is said that the Buddha had predicted that Manjusri Bodhisattva would incarnate Tubo (now Tibet) as a boy, build Gandan Temple and put a crown on his statue. The Buddha gave the boy the name of Sumathi Jiti (Rosangzaba). Gandan Temple is the ancestral monastery of the Gelug School. It was built by the Supreme Master in 1409. The full name of the monastery "Gandan Langjielin" means "Du Fantian". In that special era, the Gandan Temple in Tibet suffered the disaster of being demolished. Monks fled to India to rebuild the Gandan Temple. Later, Tibet rebuilt the Gandan Temple on its original site, forming a situation of two Gandan temples.

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  • 欲飞的鸟
    5.0

    Gandan Temple, located in the northwest of Ulan Bator, is the largest Tibetan Buddhist temple in Mongolia. The name of the temple means a place of bliss. It has a history of nearly 200 years. It was built under the auspices of the living Buddha. It is now the most famous scenic spot in Mongolia. The temple was once located in downtown Ulan Bator. In the temple, there is a huge statue of Zongkaba, beside which there is a pillar. It is said that the vow is particularly effective. It is said that it survived the anti-revolt movement in the late 1930s. Continuing along the main road to the end is the magnificent Guanyin Bodhisattva Hall, which also has hundreds of portraits of longevity Buddha, and some small Buddha statues placed in it, seems to be looking at the Buddha, very solemn.

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  • 海角笑客
    5.0

    Gandan means joy. When morning arrives, please go back to the mountains first. You will see unforgettable beauty and rise to a happy mood. We went there on Saturdays. There will be several buses to Gandan Temple from 6 to 8 a.m. in front of Dazhaoshi Square (Yutuo Road Cinema Hanting Hotel). It's an hour's drive. Roundtrip 40 yuan (the driver said there would be no more ticket charges). In the afternoon, there was a difference of about half an hour between the several buses and they returned to Lhasa, starting at about 12:30. There is a tea house in Gandan Temple, where you can have tea and eat.

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    Reviewed on 1498909114000
  • juki235
    5.0

    Gandan Temple, located in the northwest corner of Ulan Bator, is the main attraction of Ulan Bator. In Gandan Temple, you can feel that Mongolia still has a little Chinese element. There are many pigeons in the square in front of the temple. You can feel that Gandan Temple is a favorite Temple of Ulan Bator people.

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    Reviewed on 1485562038000
  • 张老师
    5.0

    Zhai Mountain Monument at the top of a hill in the southern suburb of Ulan Bator. Commemorate the Soviet Union and Mongolian soldiers who died in World War II. The murals made of color tiles are 360 panoramic views of Zhai Shan in the southern suburb of Ulan Bator. Look at Ulan Bator from Zhai Shan Monument.

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    Reviewed on 1496106189000
  • 愚溪伐檀
    4.0

    Gandan Temple in Ulan Batu, Mongolia, is the largest monastery in Mongolia. The shape of the temple is the same as that of the Lama temple in Qinghai, Tibet. The 28-metre-high statue of Zhang Ranze Buddha in the temple is gilded and enchased with precious stones.

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    Reviewed on 1514425236000
  • 一瓶XO
    5.0

    Gandan Lama can be seen everywhere, along the central line of the road is a long passage, which can be seen as a group of pigeons and local people living in comfort. But in addition to these, there are simple yurts around, no street lights at night and drunken people. It is not very safe. It is suggested to end the nearby activities after 9 p.m. and go out from the shanty area on the right side of Gandan Temple to another road with good Chinese restaurants and Indian food. The price is reasonable and the taste is good. On the way there is another small temple at the road junction, which is often visited by local people. Gandan Temple has a large number of pilgrims burning incense every morning, basically ten. It broke up at one o'clock.

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    Reviewed on 1479052395000
  • 西芹辣吵小百合
    4.0

    Muming came, because the whole city is not big, so walking a few kilometers, passing a ramp, see an old grandmother, vicissitudes of life is very situational. The temple is not very large, and the building is not very long. Turn the Sutra Wheel and feel the Buddhist culture. There are many pigeons in the temple. They are big and can not fly far.

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  • E48****801
    5.0

    The Gandantegchinlen Monastery is not just buddhist monastery. it is including Mongolian culture of religion. Gandantegchilen monastery was founded almost 500 years ago. And rebuilted in 1940s. The Gandantegchinlen is the center of buddhist association. You can visit the soothsayer, they tell your future using ancient Tibetian codex. You can find soothsayers outside the monastery main gate. And in Gandantegchinlen you can meet Mongolian superior monks. They tell you about buddhist main idea and origin of Buddha. And so you can see what was the daily life of monk. And see the how importance is buddha to Mongolian citizens. The Gandantegchinlen is ancient energetic place that renew and cleanse your aura if you believe the spirite.

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    Reviewed on 1567253887000
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