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Mongolian's culture is rich, unique and very interesting. There are many opportunities offered to you to discover and enjoy Mongolia's traditions. It is also possible to join few organizations and meet new people.

 

    Museums

     There are many museums featuring Mongolian's arts, culture and history. Most places charge about US$5.00, this is a really cheap way to be introduced to the culture. You can also visit a few Buddhist Temples around town.

 

    Opera

     If you like opera or dancing shows, you will love to go to the Opera and Ballet Theatre and State Folk and Dancing Ensemble.

Have a look in the UB Post for the schedule.

 

       Bars

     There are quite a bit of good spot for having a beer, wine and drinks, but the most frequented by the expats are the following:

Khan Brau

River Sound

Casablanca

 

       Social Clubs

     For those of you who like to meet new friends, it is possible to join the following organizations:

       Hash House Harriers: They meet at the Bayangol Hotel every Tuesday night at 18h30.

       IWAM (International Womens Association): Go visit their Website for further information. http://www.ulaanbaatar.net/iwam/

       The Rotary Club

       Steppe Inn: Every Friday night at the British Embassy

 

    Television and DVD rental

    Local cable and satellite dish companies broadcast the following English channels:

    CNN

    BBC

    CINEMAX

    HBO

    MTV

    ESPN

    Discovery

    National Geographic

    Star World

    Star Sports

    AXN

    Nickelodeon

     The Records Store on Peace Ave, in front of the State Department Store rents DVDs for T 1,500 + T7,000 for deposit.

  

       Newspapers

     There are 2 weekly english newspapers available for purchase at hotels and cafs and also at newspaper stand at the Merkury Market.

Mongol Messenger

UB Post

 

    Internet

     There are many Internet Cafs spread out in the city and offer good services for only USD$0.80/hour. It is also possible to get Internet hooked up at your house with the Internet providers company, Magic Net.