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Capital of the Mongol Empire and Home to Mongolia's Oldest Monastery

Erdene Zuu MonasteryErdene Zuu Monastery

Karakorum

Karakorum, was the 13th century capital of the Mongol Empire before being destroyed in the 14th century. Today, it is the site of 16th-century Erdene Zuu, Mongolia's oldest monastery. Karakorum is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape, and offers visitors a chance to delve deep into Mongolia's rich history.

Classic Trips
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