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Tour of Atsagatsky Datsan monastery (5 hours)

Among other sites and places that need to be visited in Ulan-Ude, Atsagatsky Datsan Monastery plays a particular role, being one of the most important and oldest Buddhist temples in Buryatia. Datsan has gained well-deserved fame due to its educational activities and medical practice.

The monastery is located in a picturesque valley, about 35 miles from Ulan Ude. Built in 1991.

The temple has been visited and consecrated by Dalai Lama XIV.

8 miles from Atsagatsky Datsan is the village of Khara-Shibir – the birthplace of Agvan Dorzhiev. This man is known as a researcher of Buddhism and Tibetan culture, the teacher of Dalai Lama XIII. His log house has been rebuilt in a beautiful pine and larch forest near a mineral spring, 2 miles from the Datsan. It was here that Agvan Dorzhiev established the only school of Tibetan Medicine in Russia.

Type: Small Group Tours
Duration: 5 hours

Important info

Price includes
  • transportation
  • guide’s assistance
  • entrance fee

Sights included in program

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The Atsagatsky datsan is a very important temple in the history of Buddhism in Buryatia. In the 19-20 centuries it was the largest center for studying and practicing Tibetan medicine on the basis of tantric school. The datsan had a large printshop where texts were printed in the Mongolian and Tibetan languages. Crown Prince Nicholas visited the Atsagatsky datsan while traveling across Siberia and the Far East in 1891. Read more
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1 person - US$ 163 (US$ 163 per person)
2 person - US$ 174 (US$ 87 per person)
3 person - US$ 216 (US$ 72 per person)
4 person - US$ 288 (US$ 72 per person)
5 person - US$ 360 (US$ 72 per person)
6 person - US$ 336 (US$ 56 per person)
7 person - US$ 392 (US$ 56 per person)
8 person - US$ 448 (US$ 56 per person)
9 person - US$ 504 (US$ 56 per person)
10 person - US$ 450 (US$ 45 per person)
Price for persons: 1 - 1011 - 14

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