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Terelj National Park

By May 16th, 2024No Comments

Terelj National Park

Terelj National Park is one of the most visited and interesting parks of Mongolia. The natural landscape is colorful and with magnificent alpine scenery. One of the most recognizable attractions of Terelj is Turtle Rock. And a few kilometres from Turtle Rock, you will find another must-see spot, the Ariyabal Meditation Temple. From the top of the temple, you can see the beautiful view of the national park. Don’t miss these things to do in Terelj NP. Hiking; Horse riding; Rock climbing; Flower and Bird watching.

Aryabal meditation temple was built in 1810-s by Mongolian and Tibetan artists in Terelj National Park. In 1937-1939 Mongolian communists came to this temple and destroyed it completely. Later in 2000 Buddhist monks  initiated the project to restore this temple. And completed the restoration work in 2004-2007. The shape of the temple is an elephant’s head and the set of 108 stairs leading up to the temple symbolizes the elephant’s elongated trunk. Due to reach there you will cross the “Bridge of Heaven”. And 108 stone stairs will lead you to the main temple. Travel to Mongolia and discover Central Tours.

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