Local government of Dundgobi aimag

Numerious historical and cultural sites like deer stone monument, Uguudei Khaan's winter quarters, Khunnu tombs at Zambaga Khairkhan mountain, the ruins of city of porcelain tiled houses belonging to mid centuries that are found in Saikhan-Ovoo sum, remains of a homesteads at Yarkh mountain belonging to late stone age, remains of a bronze age workshop found in Gurvansaikhan sum, autumn quarters of the emperors at Sum Khukh Burd in Adaatsag sum, petroglyphs at Del mountain, Buddhist philosophy school and temple in Ulziit sum, Sangiin Dalai temple,rectangular and round burial sites of Erdenedalai sum, ancient forts gives us unalterable evidence that human beings inhabitted for thousands of years.    

Dundgobi is well known for its beautiful scenic places. For example, interesting fissures like Tsagaan Suvarga known as a White Stupa, Morin Tolgoi which are formed  due to the erosion of sedimentary mud in the sea bottom, Uush sand dunes, Ikh Gazriin Chuluu, Baga Gazriin Chuluu granite rock mountains, saksaul and elm forests and scenic places as Oldokh, Ergeneg, Gurvan Tugrug, Khaya, Nemnee, Nomgon, Khairkhanand Zagiin Us. Zagiin Us the broad valley with saksaul forest is registered as a state protected area. Over 10 scenic places from above like Ikh Gazriin Chuluu, Baga Gazriin Chuluu which are abundant with many rare species, peculiar formations of Uush Dunes and Tsagaan Suvarga (Stupa), cultural and historically significant  sites as Sum Khukh Burd, Ongiin monastery are listed in the aimag's protected area list.   

Ongiin Hiid: It is the ruin of the big monastery of Bari Yonzon Khamba on the banks of the Ongiin River that flows through Saikhan-Ovoo sum of Dundgobi province. Its name in Tibetan is Gungjambaalin which means “entire generosity”. Built from 1760-1810, the monastery once was used by about 1000 monks and had 28 temples.

Del Uul mountain:The mountain Del Uul, stretches 25 km from east to west and is located in the territory of Ulziit soum, Dundgobi province. From its lower base to the peak the eastern face of the mountain is covered with petroglyphs of various types of animals, human beings and symbols that engraved in different historical time period. Animal images such as ibexes, horses, riders, camel, and anthropomorphic images are the most common.

Tsagaan suvarga: Tsagaan Suvarga(White Stupa) is located in Ulziit Soum, Dundgobi aimag. The name Tsagaan Suvarga(White Stupa)is given by local people to the impressive and legendary cliff which is eroded by natural phenomenon. Having 10 million years history, the cliff indicates different times by its colored layers.

Uush Mankhan: Large sand dunes Uush Mankhan is an interesting place with big sand dunes, lying in the northern part of the center of Buyant Bag. A picturesque place, Zagiin Us, is 50 kilometers southeast of Uush Mankhan.

Sum Khukh Burd: The oasis is situated on the territory of Adaatsag sum in Dundgobi province. There is a monastery built by Mongolians on the small island Lake Burd. It is said that Danzanravjaa put his famous play “Saran Khukhuu” in this monastery.

Baga Gazriin Chuluu:The 1751-meter high granite stone mountains in the territory of Adaatsag soum in Dundgobi aimag is a natural beauty with unique scenery that many tourists compare with lunar scenes. The mountain contains remains of old temples. They are not only rich in minerals and crystals, but also eyes spring, old stone temple ruins related with 17th century.

Ikh Gzariin Chuluu:Ikh Gazriin Chuluu is a mountain of granite rock in the Gobi desert with a peak of 1706m high. These rocky mountains are situated in Gurvansaikhan sum of Dundgov aimag. They spread out from west to east covering about 20 kilometers. There are many interesting stories about local historic people who had lived or had been hidden in caves from the royalties of that time in Ikh Gazriin Chuluu. These caves are usually named after those people. It has a rich family of plants and is a home to many wild animals. There is an open theatre of national Long song.

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