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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Full Name
Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain and its surrounding sacred landscape
Unesco ID
1440
Country
Mongolia
Inscribed
2015
Type
Cultural
Criteria
4 6
Categories
Religious structure - Indigenous
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Site History

2015 Advisory Body overruled

ICOMOS advised referral

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 Inscribed

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Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain

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