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You don't need a visa if you stay up to 30 days in Mongolia. From Mongolian Ministry of foreign affairs: Within the framework of the 100 days of the intensification of economy the Government of Mongolia approved a list of 42 countries with a visa free access to Mongolia. According to this decision nationals of these countries are entitled with the ...


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After some reading it would seem that two things are true. The Australian embassy site is correct, you CAN extend it, provided you enter on a J tourist visa type. This has to be done in person at the OINFC. However, the address provided is wrong. The OINFC moved in 2009, from the location near the Peace Bridge, to out of town, near Chinggis Khan ...


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There are calligraphers who sell their calligraphy in UB. For instance, outside the bookstore on 6 Floor of State Department Store there are often stands selling calligraphy. I can't say for sure, but I think they might be delighted if they found a foreigner who was interested in their work. And of course, it will also help them eke out an income if you pay ...


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Mongolia has a visa-free policy for selected countries until 31 December 2015. http://www.mfa.gov.mn/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3446%3A42-&catid=43%3A2009-12-20-21-55-03&Itemid=62&lang=en


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I managed to change money at a bank in Zamyn Uud even though it was Christmas Day! Nobody seems to have advertised exchange rates such as a handwritten or computerized sign. Since it was cold I just went in to the first bank and asked them if they could change tugrug to RMB. I did not shop around. According to coinmill.com the official exchange rate was 1 ...


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As of 2013, Turkish Airlines started flying to Ulan Bator directly from Istanbul, or on some days via Bishkek. Depending on the exact days of travel, that might be the cheapest connection from Europe.



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