Burkhan Khaldun Mountain

Burkhan Khaldun Mountain

Burkhan Khaldun mountain is considered to be the birthplace of Chinggis khaan, as well as one of the rumored locations of his tomb. This mountain is rich in archaeological history, with over 800 burial sites identified by archaeologists. The mountain is located in the 1,2 million hectare Khan Khentii Strict Protected Area established in 1992. This mountain is considered the most sacred mountain in Mongolia, because it was first designated as sacred by Chinggis khaan.

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