Kharakorim (3-4 days)

Kharakorim a date with history


Kharakorim, the ancient capital of the Mongol Empire

Genghis Khan gathered his troops there but he was not a builder preferring nomadic life. At the site of the present city, there was then only a large encampment. The construction of the city of Kharakorim was not undertaken until the 1220s by his son, Ögödei. In 1380 and 1466 was burnt. 16-17 centuries built Erdenezuu monastery using breaks from ruin of old city. Today you can visit various religious buildings, the walls, stone turtles and a new and interesting museum.