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Mongolia is a land distant and less visited, but has much to offer in terms of landscape, wildlife and places full of history and culture. Outside major cities, Mongolians continue traditional lifestyles "Malchin" (pastors) and many of them are nomadic. Being one of the lowest densities in the world, Mongolia has vast areas of wilderness, deserts, lakes and mountains, ideal for adventurous visitors.
Adventure yourself in the Gobi, where you can see many native animals (wild camels, leopards, white horses and bears Prezwalsky Gobi) or fossilized dinosaur bones and eggs. Learn more about the history and culture at the Museum of Natural History in Ulaanbaatar, Zanabazar Museum of Fine Arts, National Museum of Mongolian History and Military Museum. Ulaanbaatar State Public Library can see a colectieunica Sanskrit manuscripts in the eleventh century. Take a trip to Terelj, 85km from the capital, where the Mountains Gorky, Turtle Rock and the Terelj River. Take an active path, including hiking, climbing, birds, horse riding, trips on camel or motorcycles. Many tours focuses on ecology and wildlife. Khangai muntiasa is a region with over 20 mineral springs known for their healing properties. Another source was in Khujirt therapy, where you can see the ruins Kharakhorum town, big capital in the thirteenth century the Mongol empire.
By Maria Morari
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