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Naadam festival, (11-15 July), is the most happiest time in Mongolia.
It is also the peak of the tourist season in Mongolia.
In Mongolian Naadam is known as meaning - the 3 games of men.
The 3 games are horse racing, archery and Mongolian wrestling.
Some call it the Nomadic Olympic Games.
These games have existed for centuries, and are related to warrior skills.
The festival is performed throughout the country. (each region decides on the region's festival dates)
The central ceremonies and competitions are held in Ulaanbaatar.
Tickets for the main ceremonies in Ulan Bator cost $25 and more, and can be purchased through tourist operators, and hotels from late June.