Ulaanbaatar, in Mongolia, is a city of about 850,000 inhabitants.
From here it’s about 730 miles (1175 kilometers) to the southeast to Beijing, China and 800 miles (1287 kilometers) to the southeast to Tianjin, China.
If you’re looking for a little culture in Ulaanbaatar, why not check out the National Railway Museum and the Zanazabar Museum. Of the many well-curated collections around, these are among the most highly recommended.
The Ulaanbaatar area is home to some fine civic gathering spaces; Sukhbataar Square is one of the most-loved. Find a good vantage spot and spend a hour watching the passing parade before exploring the surrounding architecture.
Visit the Natural History Museum, if your children want to see how the region’s biodiversity came into existence. It has a lot of valuable information about the region, so take the chance to see the preserved rocks, fossils and other natural specimens that provide information about the past.
Peer into the lives of The ruling classes that once presided over the affairs of. The majestic Winter Palace of Bogdhan is a wonderful time capsule, containing the very highest standards in architecture and design of its era.
Nature lovers will be pleased to discover that the local area also has several ecological havens which offer unique surrounds and remarkable wildlife. To hike around one of the major nature preserves, drive out to Gorkhi-Terelj National Park.
Before your time is up in Ulaanbaatar, do try to see the Gandan Monastery the Zaisan Memorial and the Choijin Lama Monastery; three more places which help make this region such a great vacation choice.