48 Hours in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia


This memorial to the fallen Mongolian and Soviet Union soldiers sits atop a hill overlooking the city. You’ll see carvings and paintings depicting the friendship, shared struggles and the victories of these allied nations. You’ll also see a depiction of Soyuz 39’s spaceflight wherein the first Mongolian, Jugderdemidiin Gurragchaa, was part of the crew sent to outer space.

Sukhbaatar Square

About the Author

Joshua Berida

Joshua Berida

Joshua Berida is a writer by profession and traveler by passion. He writes and posts about his adventures on TheWanderingJuan.net. He likes the outdoors and prefers mountains and hiking to beach bumming, but he wouldn't mind lazing on a white sand beach and swimming in its clear, blue waters.