Sights

Observatory Mirzo Ulugbek

Observatory of Mirzo Ulugbek is one of the rare examples of 15th century architecture in Samarkand, an ancient astronomical observatory. It was built in 1428 by order of Ulugbek on the top of Kohak (Choponota) in the form of a huge cylinder. It contained more than ten different astronomical instruments and instruments. The most important of these is the quadrant (or close to sextant) device, which consists of a double arc with a radius of 40.2 m. The southern part of the quadrant is underground, the rest is about 30 meters above ground level on the north side.

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The Woods
The Woods
The Woods