The central point of Ulaanbaatar, this huge square honours the founder of the Mongol empire, Genghis Khan.

There is a small park-like area to the south of the square, where I admired an old bell – surprisingly similar in style to those found in China. Sadly it seems to have been covered in graffiti though.

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The focus of the square itself is a ginormous statue of Genghis Khan astride his horse. It sadly was a slightly grey day for taking photos, but you can imagine how impressive it is!

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The north end of the square is dominated by the Government Palace, which also has several statues of important historical figures.

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While there isn’t really much to do here, anyone in Ulaanbaatar will no doubt pass through at some point and its worth pausing for a second to admire the statues.

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