Amarbayasgalant Monastery

Amarbayasgalant Monastery was not totally destroyed destroyed during the purges of 1937-38. However, all its senior monks were brutally executed.  Today this spectacular monastery has some 60 novices and ordained monks who practice dharma in residence. Amarbayasgalant is located at the foot of the Burenkhan Mountain on a flat green plain. It was built 1726-1736.  In September 2002 the elaborate Tsam Dance ceremonies were restored after 65 years of silence.

How to travel there:

Amarbayasgalant Monastery is half a days drive north from Ulaanbaatar. Most of the way, it is fine tarmac road.