Flaming Cliffs ( Bayanzag )

Flaming Cliffs ( Bayanzag )

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Bayanzag, 120km northwest of Dalanzadgad, earned its place in history as the first spot dinosaur remains were found in Asia by US paleontologists in 1921. It is called Bayanzag because it is rich in saxual trees (haloxylon ammodendron). Skeletons of protoceratops and tarbosaurus have been found here. With its huge red cliffs, Bayanzag is a beautiful place with unusual land formations. The Americans dubbed these cliffs the “Flaming Cliffs” in 1921. Because it is such a big tourist attraction, there are plenty of souvenirs for sale here. You can also hire camels to ride.