The Taikhar Stone

The Taikhar Stone is located in Ikh Tamir soum of Arkhangai Aimag/province/near the Khoid Tamir River. Taikhar Stone is famous for its unique shape. The Stone itself full of history. It has symbols that date back to Stone Age. There are 150 different symbols written in different languages. And the oldest symbol was written in VI-VIII century before. Counting. Turkic era. But most of the symbols are written in Mongolian script. There are over 70 Mongolian inscriptions left. These inscriptions are related to XIV centuries. The Taikhar Stone is 18 meters high and geologically it consists of granite. The Taikhar Stone was taken under State protection in 1998.

Source:http://www.mongoliatourism.gov.mn/

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