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The Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia

  • The equestrian statue of Genghis Khan was built in 2008 on the occasion of the eight-hundredth anniversary of the foundation of the Mongolian Empire, in honour of its founder, Genghis Khan.
  • This huge stainless steel statue weighs 250 tons and is 40 metres (131 feet) high ; it's the highest statue representing a man on a horseback in the world.
  • It's located 54 kilometres (33,55 miles) from Ulan Bator, on the banks of the Tuul River, in the place called Tsonjin Boldog.
  • You can easily visit it when you visit Gorkhi Terelj National Park.

The Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia

The Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia
The Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia
The Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia
The Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia

The Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia