The gigantic statue of Genghis Khan, riding on horseback was erected on the territory of Tuv province, at Tsonjin Boldog in 2008, 54 km east of the capital Ulaanbaaar, Mongolia. The folklore legend says he found horse whip. The statue is 40 m tall and wrapped in 250 tons of gleaming stainless steel. It stands top of the Genghis khan statue complex, a visitor center that itself is 10 meters tall, with 36 columns representing the 36 khans from Genghis Khan (13th century) to Ligden Khan (16th century). The statue is symbolically pointed east towards to his birthplace. Inside of the statue, visitors can see a replica of Genghis Khan’s legendary horse whip. Visitors can ascend to the exhibition hall using an elevator at the back of the horse and then walk to the horse’s head passing through its chest and the back of its neck from where they can have an excellent panoramic view over the complex area and the scenery beyond. The Genghis Khan statue is currently the biggest equestrian statue in the World.  

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