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The Genghis Khan Statue on horseback is 40 meters (131 feet) tall,situated on the bank of the Tuul River, where according to legend, he found a golden whip
The statue is covered with 250 tons of stainless steel and symbolically pointed south toward China
It was designed by sculptor Erdembileg and architect Enkhjargal and erected in 2008
There is on top of the Genghis Khan Statue Complex, a visitor center, itself 10 meters (30 feet)tall, with 36 columns representing the 36 khans from Genghis to Ligdan Khan
NOTE: Visitors take a lift to the head of the horse,through its chest and neck, where they can have a panoramic view
Genghis Khan was born around 1155,nearBaikal Lake (in present Russia)Mongolian warrior and ruler Genghis Khancreated the largest empire in the world, theMongol Empire, by destroying individualtribes in Northeast Asia
He was taller that normal stature, hehad wide head, strong jaw andpenetrating eyes and in addition thecruelty that he distributed with hissword instilled fear in his enemies
The Genghis Khan Statue on horseback is 40 meterstall,situated on the bank of the Tuul River, whereaccording to legend, he found a golden whip
He died on August 181227 The Mongol Empirewas distributed betweenhis three childrenGenghis Khan wasburied with his swordThe Mongol Empiredisappeared in 1368
Ovoos (Mongolian: Travelers in Mongolia should notовоо ) are often pass by an ovoo withoutfound at the top of stopping. They are expected tomountains and high stop and circle the ovoo threeplaces and at borders times in a clockwise direction.and cross-roads. They should pick up a rock fromThey serve to help the ground and add it to the piletravelers in a country before leaving. Also, travelerswith few roads and may leave offerings in the formfewer signs of money, milk… Worshippers place a tree branch or stick in the ovoo and tie a blue khadag, (a ceremonial silk scarf) to the branch. They then light a fire and make food offerings, followed by a ceremonial dance and prayers
The statue is coveredwith 250 tons ofstainless steel andsymbolically pointedsouth toward China
It was designed by sculptor Erdembileg and architectEnkhjargal and erected in 2008
There is on top of the Genghis Khan Statue Complex, avisitor center, itself 10 meters tall, with 36 columnsrepresenting the 36 khans from Genghis to Ligdan Khan.
Visitors take a lift to the head of the horse,through its chestand neck, where they can have a panoramic view.
“I am the punishment of God…If you hadnot committed great sins, God would nothave sent a punishment like me uponyou.”Music: Dsadasd (Mongolian) By Maria /www.youtube.com/user/nikkitta8 email@example.com