Statue of Genghis Khan, near Ulaanbaatar
When it comes to talking about Genghis Khan, once submitted before the eyes of a formidable warrior-conqueror. In general, as it was. During the twenty years of reign, he was able to take over a territory larger than the empire of Alexander the Great in the half, and the one that owned Napoleon, seven times.
Interesting is the fact that the monument built in honor of Genghis Khan, as a conqueror, not so much, even where he was born. Recently, however, in Mongolia actively built complex historical culture, representing the statue of Genghis Khan, and called golden whip. The complex is located at a distance of fifty kilometers from Ulaanbaatar. Statue of Genghis Khan, who was sitting on top of the horse, larger is the most significant monument.
Statue of steel, rust intractable reaches forty meters, which allows the construction to rise above the others. Sculptures, to create which took more than two hundred and fifty tons of steel resistant to rust, established on the basis of a circular shape with a diameter of thirty meters and a height of ten meters. In this way, the statue of Genghis Khan started to rise nearly fifty meters.
The authors of this ambitious project was the famous sculptor and architect J. Erdenebileg J. Enhzhargal. Looking at the statue, you can marvel at how the master treated carefully to every detail. For example, around the base of established thirty-six is not very large columns, which were symbols of the Khans, who led after Genghis Khan of Mongolia.
Inside the statue of the horse has a cavity and comprises two floors. Here was a place not only for the audience, where you can organize conferences, but also for the museum Hsiung-nu, fine art gallery, billiard room and even a restaurant.