Tuvkhun temple is located on a rocky mountain hill surrounded by forests at the top of the mountain in a secluded area.
The great sculptor and one of the biggest representative of Buddhism Zanabazar were attracted to this place at his early teen years and in 1965 ordered his people to build a small house for studying. It became a place of his for meditation and artworks. He made his famous creations in the monastery.
After the burst of Galdan Boshigt khan, this place was forgotten till the end of the 1700s. From 1773 this favorite place of Zanabazar restored. Behind this temple, there is remarkable small cave called ”Uterus of Mother” where people can slip in and slip out. This process symbolizes a re-birth of and purifying the person.