Capital city of Mongolia
With a modern vibe and frantic energy, Ulaanbaatar makes complete contrast and is a great starting point to explore Mongolia. The contrast within the city is unbelievably great, with fashionable women carrying high-end fashion labels of Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Burberry to nomadic herdsmen with deel and traditional boots are roaming in the city streets.
Ulaanbaatar is the capital city of Asian nomads and sole gateway to any destinations within Mongolia. The city is compact and busily modernizing metropolis surrounded by four sacred mountains with dense forests.
The political, economic, cultural, commercial and industrial center of the country, Ulaanbaatar is connected by roads to the all provinces and major towns. Understanding Ulaanbaatar takes time – the city’s charming side is many tourist attractions and entertainment opportunities for business and leisure travelers.
The city has a wide variety of accommodation – from luxurious and comfortable hotels, guest houses, hostels and backpackers - and a rich mixture of high-end restaurants, cafes, coffee shops and boutiques. At the end of the day, restaurants and bars pumping out a loud mix of Western and Mongolian music, the vibe spreads out onto open air terraces and beer gardens in summer time, where everyone enjoys local beer and vodkas.
Ulaanbaatar offers many interesting museums, monasteries, modern shopping malls such as the infamous “State Department Store”, market places, galleries to visit, a variety of cuisines of fine dining restaurants in Zaisan district and Seoul Street, fast foods are available day or night, and many nightclubs with live music concerts, cultural performance to attend. The magic of the city is if you want to escape to the countryside, it is only an hour drive away from the city center. Above all, you will love being surrounded by the Ulaanbaatar’s amazing, dramatic atmosphere It’s never boring around here.