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Erdene Zuu monastery, "Temple of Jewels ", built between 1585 and 1586. It is certainly the oldest Buddhist monastery in Mongolia. Ovorkhangai province, about 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) Northeast Kharkhorin, written in the UNESCO World Heritage list in the category's "Orkhon Valley cultural landscape ". After the fall of communism in 1990, the monastery was given to the old and Erdene Zuu again became the site of worship, where many pilgrims come to walk and collect their thoughts. The site was restored at the end of this century and almost reinvent its religious activities. Stones from the ruined old city were used to build the monastery. Today, Erdene Zuu remains an active Buddhist monastery, and at the same time a museum open to tourists.