Travel to the capital Karakorum the great Mongolian empire.

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Karakorum (nowadays called Kharkhorin) is situated in 370 km away from Ulaanbaatar and it’s elevation is 1600 meters above sea level. You can drive ca 8h from Ulaanbaatar by car.

Genghis Khan was founded 1220 the first Mongolian Capital city  in the Orkhon valley. Buildings were completed by his son, Ogedei Khan, after Genghis' death. But Karakorum served as the capital for only 40 years before Kublai Khan moved it to Beijing  Following the move, and the subsequent collapse of the Mongolian empire, Karakorum was abandoned and then later destroyed by hordes of  Manchurian soldiers. It was a busy spindled peaceful multinational city with civilization of different religions. It was  built by the best artists and masters of all world. But it was completely destroyed in the fierce battles of the internecine war. Surprising heritage for the scientists was the discovery of a burial of Mongolian women which dates to approximately the 14th century were also two Egyptian masks, a wooden comb and bronze mirror in a case were found-shows ancient relationship between the nations.

Chinggis Khan founded in 1220 the first Mongolian capital city in Orkhon valley. It was done here not much on his time but after his death, his successor and son Ögedei Khan did much more and built  much wonderful architecture. He took all the best artists and masters of all the world to Mongolia and they worked to build the capital of the Mongolian Empire. But Karakorum served as the capital of the Great Empire only for 40 years untill Kublai Khan moved it to Beijing. After the move and the subsequent disintegration of the Mongolian empire, Karakorum was abandoned and later destroyed by hordes of Manchurian soldiers. It was a peaceful multi-national city with the civilization of the various religions. Surprising heritage for the scientists was the discovery of a burial of the Mongolian women, from  the  14th  Century were also two Egyptian masks, a wooden comb and bronze mirrors founded in one case, showed old relationship between the nations.

 It is very popular and interesting travel destination for tourists and it is also a major hub between the Gobi and Khangai.

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