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Reviewed 24 July 2019

This was a beautiful place to visit in Terelj. I was there during winter and it was peaceful and quiet and I enjoyed the short trek up to the temple. The Temple and stairs up to them are steep. Its definitely a must visit if...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 July 2019

A peaceful hike across the hills from our ger camp led us to the Ariyabal Meditation Temple located on a steep hill. Once you cross the bridge of heaven and climb the 108 stairs you arrive at the main temple surrounded by 108 stupas and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 16 June 2019 via mobile

This temple is situated in the Gorkhi-Terelj park. If you come quite early, before the main bulk of tourists, you will be able to enjoy the calm of this place and spend a good moment discovering the bouddhist religion. Worth to visit.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

We thought this was just so beautiful It was built after the end of the Soviet rule, as most Monasteries were destroyed in Mongolia under the direction of Stalin. It is a steep climb up, the views are beautiful from the top and so is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Must see this place, take time to step up the hill till the monastery in the top, by chance spend time with a holy Thibetan Lama, in person, and discuss about... Unforgettable moment in Mongolia.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

This is a scenic hike to get up the hill to the temple at the top. However, you'll feel the benefit of it as the serenity inside and views outside are worth the effort.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

I visited a four or five meditation places in Mongolia and this was my least favourite one. Sure : the scenery is stunning and the temple is quite beautiful but I found other centres (like Miba) much more interesting. Being a non-buddhist myself the 108...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jay-2106
Reviewed 26 December 2017

First, as a foreigner be prepared to pay more than the locals to enter. Second, there is a long walk to the top, that leads you past Buddhist quotes, written on wooden placards that line the way. At the top, walk across a rope bridge...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank WellTravelled1892
Reviewed 22 December 2017

What a beautiful and peaceful place this is. The walk up to the temple is interesting and the surroundings are stunning.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tina A
Reviewed 28 November 2017

It is beautiful taking the long walk up the steep hillside to the temple. Visible from the nearby Turtle Rock, it appears both distant and daunting, but also enchanting. The temple is small, but beautiful and serene. One forgets the outside world while visiting. Stepping...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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