Manjusri Monastery

Manjusri Monastery (Mongolian: Манзушри Хийд, Manzushir Khiid; alternately translated as Manjusri) is a former Buddhist monastery established in 1733 and destroyed by Mongolian communists in 1937. Its ruins are located approximately 15 kilometers (as the crow flies, 43 kilometers by car) south of the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar on the south slope of Bogd Khan Uul mountain.

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Manjusri Monastery - Current State
... Most of the area surrounding the monastery is part of the Bogdkhan Uul Strictly Protected Area which contains abundant wildlife, streams and cedar trees ... Today, the monastery serves as a tourist and hiking destination with an on-site hostel ... The monastery was returned to the Buddhist church and the surviving objects within the monastery complex (the restored temple, the remains of walls and buildings, images of Buddhist deities and sacred inscriptions on ...