Ulugbek Observatory (15th century)
The extraordinary architectural monument of Samarkand is considered Ulugbek observatory, where the best works of the great scientist were born.
Thanks to the rule of Ulugbek, Samarkand became a scientific and cultural center of the state.
Several centuries later (1964) next to the Observatory Museum was opened a museum in honor of Ulugbek, and then a monument has been erected.
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