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Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain

Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain
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The Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain and its surrounding sacred landscape is associated with Genghis Khan and the Mongolian nation as described in 'The Secret History of the Mongols'.

It is considered the most sacred mountain in Mongolia, with a fusion of Buddhist and shamanic features.

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Site Info

Full name: Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain and its surrounding sacred landscape

Unesco ID: 1440

Inscribed: 2015

Type: Cultural

Criteria: 4   6  

Link: By Name By ID

Site History

  • 2015 - Inscribed 
  • 2015 - Revision In final stage of nomination, locations were limited from 3 to 1 by State Party. Sacred Binder Mountain and Baldan Bereeven Monastery were omitted.
  • 2015 - Advisory Body overruled ICOMOS advised referral

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