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Observatory of Ulugbek in Samarkand

Ulugbek Observatory, Samarkand

The Ulugbek Observatory is an observatory in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Built in the 1420s by the Timurid  astronomer Ulugbek, it is considered by scholars to have been one of the finest observatories in the Islamic world. Some of the famous Islamic astronomers who worked at the observatory include Al-Kashi, Ali Qushji, and Ulugbek himself. The observatory was destroyed in 1449 and rediscovered in 1908.

Entrance fee: 2.5 USD

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