Urgoo Cinema

Ard Ayush Avenue, 3rd District,
Ulaanbaatar 000976

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rivest266 on November 18, 2011 at 6:09 pm

They have an facebook at http://www.facebook.com/urgoocinema

Warner once had an major theatre chain in the United States.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 29, 2009 at 3:27 pm

Here is a photo of the Urgoo Cinema.

kencmcintyre on August 28, 2009 at 6:04 pm

Always good to brush up on my Mongolian every once in a while. I get rusty.

CSWalczak on August 28, 2009 at 6:02 pm

Thanks. I thought some CT contributor would probably know or be able to find out.

kencmcintyre on August 28, 2009 at 5:48 pm

Urgoo means palace, according to this site:

Formation of the Mongolian Capital has a trace from XVii century. in the year Yellow Rabbit by lunar calendar, exorbitant and influential noblemen proclaimed Zanabazar, son of the Tusheet Khan Gombodorj who was one of the 4 lofty noblemen as the Mon­golian Buddhism and built a special monastery complex for him. it was more palatial-like than monastery. Later, Urgoo (means palace) had been devel­oping as Zanabazar’s reputation and influence grew in the Mongolian social life.

CSWalczak on August 28, 2009 at 5:10 pm

I wonder what “Urgoo” might translate to in English. Is it a typical theater name such as “Palace” or “Strand” or a street name or the name of a theater chain?