ONGYN TAL /ONGI STEPPE/

Ongyn Tal is 80km flat steppe stretched from Ongi monastery in Saihan-Ovoo Soum, Dundgobi Aimag to Mandal-Ovoo Soum, Umnugobi Aimag. Today there is only the monastery ruin which once was one of the largest religious centers having over 300 monks. There are 5 worshipped Ovoo (cairn) (Durvuljin shashir, Burkhant shashir, Luvsanjamba, Bumbat, Saikhan Ovoo) surrounding the monastery.