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About Mongolia: Frequently Asked Questions

Is Mongolia part of China? The short answer is No. Mongolia is not part of China or any other country. It is an independent country, sandwiched between China and Russia. After the Qing dynasty collapsed in 1911, Mongolia declared independence and achieved actual...

About Ulaanbaatar: Frequently Asked Questions

We’ll be discussing the frequently asked questions about Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. Apart from the beautiful steppes and mountains, the heart of Mongolia – Ulaanbaatar, is the most prominent tourist attraction in the country. Is Ulaanbaatar safe or...

How Much Is a Yurt Tent?

A yurt tent is an excellent option for extra living space. Prices are generally lower than a traditional home, and heating and cooling costs are also lower. You also won't have to worry about property taxes since yurts don't have a foundation. A yurt is inexpensive,...

What is a Yurt Tent? A Beginner’s Guide

When you think of outdoor camping, you might be wondering what a yurt tent is. This traditional mobile home is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and still have plenty of room to sleep. While they might not have the standard amenities of a house, yurts do offer some...

5 Reasons To Buy a Mongolian Yurt

Mongolian yurts have been around for centuries, and there is a reason why it still is popular even to this day. Here are 5 reasons why you should buy a Mongolian ger. Budget Friendly Compared with traditional houses, a mongolian ger for sale can cost only $2000. Only...

How are Mongolian yurts heated?

A Mongolian yurt is a type of dwelling that has existed for hundreds of years. In the harsh unforgiving climate of Central Asian steppes where the temperatures can drop to -40 Celcuis with blizzards, the secret to how Mongolian nomads stay warm lies in the structure...

How many square feet / meters squared is a Mongolian Ger?

The common Mongolian household with a family of 4-5 usually live in 16' - 20' feet diameter (5-6 meters in diameter) ger. The square feet / meters square are 201 square feet (19.6 meters square) - 314 square feet (28.2 meters square) Mongolian gers are a traditional...

Why is Chinggis Khaan Revered in Mongolia?

Mongolians weren't good at propaganda nor writing their own history, hence the Mongolian Empire and his conquests were written by mostly the countries and kingdoms that were invaded. Therefore many people have negative opinions about Chinggis Khaan and don't think of...

How to Repair Holes in Cashmere Sweater

A cashmere sweater is one of the most luxurious and rare clothing that you can own. So having your favorite cashmere sweater damaged with a hole from a moth or any other reason is a nightmare. Washing and caring for cashmere requires delicateness and concentration,...

How to Wash and Care for Cashmere Products

We all know that cashmere clothing is a good investment and usually worth the price. As they are made with luxurious and soft materials, it indeed takes some effort to wash and care for them. It can last for years and you could actually pass it down to your children...
5 Reasons To Buy a Mongolian Yurt

5 Reasons To Buy a Mongolian Yurt

Mongolian yurts have been around for centuries, and there is a reason why it still is popular even to this day. Here are 5 reasons why you should buy a Mongolian ger. Budget Friendly Compared with traditional houses, a mongolian ger for sale can cost only $2000. Only...

How are Mongolian yurts heated?

How are Mongolian yurts heated?

A Mongolian yurt is a type of dwelling that has existed for hundreds of years. In the harsh unforgiving climate of Central Asian steppes where the temperatures can drop to -40 Celcuis with blizzards, the secret to how Mongolian nomads stay warm lies in the structure...

How many square feet / meters squared is a Mongolian Ger?

How many square feet / meters squared is a Mongolian Ger?

The common Mongolian household with a family of 4-5 usually live in 16' - 20' feet diameter (5-6 meters in diameter) ger. The square feet / meters square are 201 square feet (19.6 meters square) - 314 square feet (28.2 meters square) Mongolian gers are a traditional...

What’s The Difference Between a Mongolian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz Yurt?

What’s The Difference Between a Mongolian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz Yurt?

Just like Mongolian Gers / Yurts represent Mongolian culture, heritage, and tradition, Kazakh and Kyrgyz Yurts also represent their own. Due to those differences in culture, location, and tradition, the three yurts have unique distinctions. Nevertheless, in terms of...

How Much Does It Cost To Stay In a Mongolian Ger / Yurt?

How Much Does It Cost To Stay In a Mongolian Ger / Yurt?

For any tourists who are visiting Mongolia, the experience of staying at a Mongolian Ger / Yurt can not be missed. Mongolian Ger / Yurt and the tradition surrounding it is an integral part of Mongolian heritage and culture. As you may already know, Ger / Yurt is also...

How Much Does a Mongolian Ger / Yurt Cost?

How Much Does a Mongolian Ger / Yurt Cost?

The number of people purchasing Mongolian Ger / Yurt has been increasing both domestically and internationally. Ger is admired for its sturdy, unique structure and practical features by many. People have been living in Ger for the last three thousand years, yet still,...

Furniture Inside Mongolian Ger / Yurt

Furniture Inside Mongolian Ger / Yurt

A Mongolian Ger / Yurt is a uniquely built traditional dwelling. It has a rich history that goes back thousands of years and still being widely used all around Mongolia. Every structure of Mongolian Ger serves a different purpose to create a comfortable and practical...

What Is Inside a Mongolian Ger / Yurt?

What Is Inside a Mongolian Ger / Yurt?

The interior of a Mongolian Ger is as unique and meaningful as the exterior. There are certain rules and customs when it comes to constructing a Ger. Similarly, the overall placement of different pieces of furniture and their meanings also matter greatly. If you have...

The Ger District of Ulaanbaatar

The Ger District of Ulaanbaatar

A Mongolian Ger or Yurt is a circular dwelling consists of a wooden frame and felt cover. It has been a common style of housing in Central Asia for three thousand years, especially in Mongolia. Due to its practicality, reliability, and functional & unique...

Mongolian Ger Structure In Detail

Mongolian Ger Structure In Detail

A traditional Mongolian Ger or Yurt (from the Turkish languages) is a portable and round tent covered with felt to be used as a dwelling. It has been popular among nomadic groups in Central Asia and still being widely used as a common style of home in Mongolia and...

What is a Mongolian Ger / Yurt?

What is a Mongolian Ger / Yurt?

A Mongolian Ger or Yurt is a portable and circular dwelling made of different materials and covered in felt or other fabric. Ger is suited to the Mongolian harsh climate and lifestyle, and it has been the main style of home for thousands of years. You might know Ger /...

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