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photo by Rolling Tales on Flickr. Erdene Zuu Monastery is probably the most ancient surviving Buddhist monastery in Mongolia (cca 1585). It is located near the town of Kharkhorin and adjacent to the ancient city of Karakorum. It is part of the World Heritage Site entitled Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape.

photo by Rolling Tales on Flickr. Erdene Zuu Monastery is probably the most ancient surviving Buddhist monastery in Mongolia (cca 1585). It is located near the town of Kharkhorin and adjacent to the ancient city of Karakorum. It is part of the World Heritage Site entitled Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape.

Erdene Zuu Monastery, established in 1568, was built near the ruins of Chinggis  Khan’s imperial capital Karakorum.

Erdene Zuu Monastery, established in 1568, was built near the ruins of Chinggis Khan’s imperial capital Karakorum.

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