The first car-free and nightlight street of UB

Photo Journalist D.Javkhlhantugs

2017-06-09 11:21 GMT+8

The opening ceremony of the first car-free and nightlight street of Ulaanbaatar city has commenced yesterday (Jun 8). 

City Mayor and Ulaanbaatar City Governor has set a goal to make Ulaanbaatar city as tourism and business hub of Northeast Asia in 2017-2020. Within the framework, Seoul street was landscaped and became the first car-free and nightlight street. 

The landscaping works include pavement of 440 meters of area, construction of pedestrians, install of screens and 400 seats for the public, restoring plants, and lighting. Moreover, two sides and ceiling of the night street was decorated with lights. 

Program for the opening ceremony of the car-free street:

9th of June 

  • Music festival 
  • Jazz and contemporary music performances
  • Electro dance music show  

10th of June 

  • National festival
  • Jazz and classical music performances
  • Traditional art performance and fashion show 

11th of June 

  • Family day festival 
  • Children playground 
  • Jazz music performances

In scope of the opening events, Seoul street roads will have closures until June 19 at 6 a.m.  


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