CHINGGIS KHAAN STATUE - DADAL SOUM

Dadal - legendary birthplace of Chinggis khaan: Dadal soum of the Khentii province is the legendary birthplace of Chinggis khaan. As it is written in “The Secret History of the Mongols”, great Chinggis khaan was born at the junction of the Onon and Balj rivers in the now current region, Dadal soum. In the year 2000, Onon-Balj established a National Park which covers 400,000  hectare of land in this region. The Dadal region is a gorgeous area abundant with lakes, rivers, and forests.



The Monument of the great Chinggis khaan in Dadal soum is located next to the Gurvan Nuur hot spring, which translates to “Three Lakes”, and is a naturally beautiful area. The historical stone monument built in 1962, was constructed to commemorate the 800th anniversary of Chinggis khaan’s birth. This 12m high, 4m thick and 10m based monument was designed by the sculptor, L.Makhval. On the monument is an inscription in the Mongolian traditional script saying “I (Chinggis khaan) myself don’t matter if only my state is in peace and in order”. On the back of the monument is written another inscription saying - “Dedicated to the 800 years’ birth anniversary of Chinggis khaan, a founder of the Mongol Empire”.