Kharahhorin (also spelled Karakorin and Kharkhorin) is a city in Central Mongolia. Locals call it Har Horin or Harhorin.


Temple of the Dalai Lama in Karakorum

Get in

By bus

Microbus from the Dragon Bus station in Ulaanbaatar. The Dragon Bus station is on the west side of UB, along Peace ave. Check the bus schedule inside. Outside will be small Korean minivans; usually, there is a sign in the front window. Look for KharKhorin or Harhorin.

There are also tour companies that ply the route from Ulaanbaatar to Karakorum.

Get around

model of the ancient city


Khakhorin temple



The Stone Tortoise


During the summer, there are several restaurants in the shopping area. The white hotel between Erdene Zuu Monastery and the shopping area, on the North side of the canal serves meals.

Several small cafes were open during the day near the container shopping area 1.5km west of the Erdene Zuu monastery.


There are several Hotels, guest houses and ger camps.

Go next

Get a shared car or jeep, or minivan to UlaanBaatar, Hujirt, or Tsetserleg from the East side of the Container marketplace in the middle of town.

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