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Tsetserleg

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Tsetserleg (also spelt Tsetserlik, Tsetserlig or Cècèrlèg) is the capital of Arkhangai province.

Understand

The town is located in a beautiful forested valley in the Khangay mountains; it has a population of around 20,000, and is generally considered to be the pleasantest among Mongolia's provicial capitals.

Get in

By Plane

Aero Mongolia [1] operates several flights a week from Ulaanbaatar.

By bus

Buses for Tsetserleg leave from the Dragon bus station in Ulaanbaatar at 8AM on Mon, Wed, and Fri. Tickets must be purchased a day in advance.

Get around

See

  • Buyandelgeruulekh Monastery - the town's main monastery
  • Zayain Khüree Monastery - converted into a museum.
  • Aimag Museum

Do

  • Attend an opera performance at the town's theater.

Buy

  • woolen items made by local people.
  • There are a few stores near the bakery.
  • The town has a small art shop selling the work of local artists.

Eat

  • The town has a good bakery.

Drink

Sleep

Budget

  • Hotel Zamchin Tel+976 1332 22274 - reasonably modern hotel - very popular, though a little far from the center of town
  • Hotel Tsetserleg
  • Hotel Naran Tel:+976 1332 9933 2900 - very clean with large rooms.

Mid range

Get out

  • The Japanese managed resort of Tsenger Hot Springs


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