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Address: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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1 Day Ulaanbaatar City Highlight Private Tour Including Mongolian Lunch
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Full-Day Ulaanbaatar Sightseeing and Shopping Tour
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Full-Day Tour of Ulaanbaatar With Museum and Black-market

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City View from Zaisan Russian Memorial

Russian Memorial is built in 1971. This Monument has 641 stairs bottom to up. Even it's high to get up to hill, you won't regret after that. Because from the top of the Hill you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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Dubai
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great spot to view the ever-growing city. Steps are steep but unless it's a very cold day not too bad. Should be on everyone's list of things to do in UB.

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Russian Memorial is built in 1971. This Monument has 641 stairs bottom to up. Even it's high to get up to hill, you won't regret after that. Because from the top of the Hill you can see whole City. Also if you like Stone Puzzle Art, it is made inside of the Monument showing Historical Art showing Mongolian and Russian... More 

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Bayan-Olgii Province, Mongolia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

here you will see two sightseen Zaisan Memorial and huge Buddhist statue visit here during summer evenings this place is outstanding, hole UB aspire visit here and spend their evening here. you will see hole UB city from the top of the Zaisan Memorial it is located 3 km to the south from Sukhebaatar main square to get there you... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This old Soviet Mongolian friendship monument stands on top of a tall hill over looking Ulaanbaataar. It is quite a hike up the stairs but the murals and the view is worth it

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Located near the hills to the south of the city, the hilltop memorial attracts visitors all day long. The main approach on foot is from the north and is a leisurely half hour climb for the young. The way up the concrete steps is boring and lined most of the way up with shops selling fizzy drinks, fruit juices, beverages,... More 

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Thank transkript
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I saw this from above at the Soviet memorial. It's huge! If you have time go see the Soviet memorial above as well. Good thing to do at the same time. Gorgeous views of UB.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Came here in January. It was of course very cold and icy. My boyfriend and I climbed the 500+ steps to the top and it was spectacular. Perfect 360degree view with the city to one side, mountains to the other. The memorial itself has amazing paintings but for me, the view was the main attraction. Plus its a great relief... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Been there on the New Year 2017. A Soviet type shaped monument looking from the ground. When on top you will have a good view of UB. Impressed to see many locals, adults and children there. Clearly its a sign of how local people view Russia and it seems to me they treasure that relationship.

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Vancouver, Canada
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227 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

From the top you get an excellent view of the city. Its a long hike up the stairs but worth it for what you can see from the top

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

A short hiking up the steps, for a great top view of Ulanbator city! Good photo point for the city view also a very interesting monument and history.

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