Ulugh Beg Observatory

The Ulugh beg Observatory in Samarkand, created in the 1420s by the Timurid astronomer Mirzo Ulugbek (1394-1449), is a historical monument and one of the best observatories in the Islamic world. At one time, such scientists as Kazi-Zade ar-Rumi (1364-1437), Al-Kashi (1380-1429), and Ali al-Kushchi (1403-1474) worked here. History The history of the Ulugh beg [...]
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Barak Khan Madrasah

The Barak Khan Madrasah was built in the 16th century under Navruz Ahmadhan, who ruled Tashkent. His subjects thought that their ruler was very lucky, and therefore called him Barak-Khan, which translates as “Lucky ruler.” The construction was divided into stages, which is why it lasted for a rather long time. Madrasahs were built near […]

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Registan, which gives the name of the square it is in, means ‘sandy place’ in Turkish.  During the reign of Tamerlane, Registan was a city square, Tamerlane’s troops going on campaigns, gathered before the performance from the city on this square. Tamerlane’s grandson Mirzo Ulugbek, the great patron of sciences and the scientist himself, changed […]

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Amir Timur Museum

Located in Amir Timur Square, Amir Timur Museum was opened in 1996. Having gained its independence in 1991, Uzbekistan aspired to transfer the cultural, scientific, and successful leaders that have taken place in its history to new generations. As a result of this idea, it was decided to build a museum on behalf of Amir [...]
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