Nomadic Life

Brief history of Kharkhorin, the ancient capital of Mongol Empire

The construction was begun by the orders of Chinggis Khaan, but it was completed finally at the time of his successor Ogedei Khaan. At its zenith, the city was one of the most multi-cultural places of the world. Its location along the famed Silk road and status as the capital of an empire that stretched across continents brought it great wealth.