Zaisan Hill Monument
If you continue straight ahead on Chinggis Avenue, after a few minutes you will see a hill on the left, on which a typical example of socialist monumental architecture is enthroned: the Zaisan monument. The climb of 300 steps up the hill is rewarded with a wonderful panoramic view of the city and the Tuul River. The memorial was erected to commemorate this exposed site of the Soviet soldiers who died in World War II. The walls of the open rotunda are adorned with large murals that focus on the Russian-Mongolian friendship, for example the support for the independence of Mongolia in 1921, the cooperation during World War II and the victory over Japan and Germany, as well as the Russian – space tour. Zaisan Monument, located on a hill in the south of the city east of Chinggis Avenue behind the Winter Palace, opening times: 9 am to 5 pm daily, entrance.