CHOIJIN LAMA TEMPLE MUSEUM
The Choijin Lama Temple
Museum is an architectural masterpiece of the 19th and 20th century.
The monastery was built by Mongolian architects. The temple was built between
1904 and 1908 by the 8th Bogd Khaan Janzandamba and dedicated to his
brother lama Luvsankhaidav. The museum has a fine collection of woodcarving,
applique, embroidery and sculptures dated back to 17th century. The museum
contains precious examples of Buddhist art including the paintings painted by
Zanabazar, renowned religious reformer and great artisan of 17th century,
as well as colorful masks of Tsam dance ceremony embroidered with corals,
bronze and statue of deities, silk tankas and many other artifacts.