Ongi temple

Mongolia Gobi attractions: Ongi templeOngi temple located on the slope of the Mountain Saikhan-Ovoo, near the River Ongi, about 18km south of the center of Saikhan-Ovoo sum of Dundgovi aimag. The monastery was established in 1760 and originally consisted of 28 temples with Tibetian and Mongolian architectural influences, housed a community of around 300 monks. There is Ger Museum near the monastery. Items on display in the Ger Museum include collection of remnants of the old temple ornaments, Khamba Lama Damtsagdorzh's religious works, bone bowl and many religious items.

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