SHANKH MONASTERY

One of the ancient monasteries of Mongolia Shankh was established on the bank of Harzan River, in Harhorin soum of Uvurhangai province in 1650.   Before named Shankh it was named Baruun Huree, where Mongolian first enlightened Bogd Khan Zanabazar spent his childhood. During the hard times, the monastery was destroyed but rebuilt in 1990. There are currently 3 temples saving the creations, clothes of Zanabazar, valuable cast of Buddhas, other religion relics and over 30 monks in the monastery.