Dadal sum – the birthplace of Genghis Khan
The Eastern Mongolia's most astounding place, Deluun Boldog is a sacred place near the Onon River where founder and Great Khan of the Mongol Empire Genghis Khan (1162-1227) was born, located in Dadal sum of Khentii aimag. Genghis Khan created the largest empire in the world, the Mongol Empire, by destroying individual tribes in Northeast Asia, and raided most of Eurasia. He developed the most advanced professional army ever seen in Asia. Genghis Khan was known as "the Great Khan". Monument, built (1962) in honor of Great Khan is dedicated in his birthplace, Deluun Boldog, among the natural beauty of Mongolian taiga.