Ulugbek Observatory

Ulugbek Observatory

Ulugbek Observatory Overview :

Popularly known for one of the best observatories existing in Central Asia the Ulugbek Observatory is among the most advanced observatory for astronomical studies for almost three decades. On your Samarkand Tours, you will encounter this incredible site of great scientific importance in the past. Many visitors love to visit this place on their Uzbekistan Tours.

Ulugbek Observatory
Ulugbek Observatory
Ulugbek Observatory

Ulugbek Observatory History :

Constructed in the year 1420 by Amir Temur's grandson Ulugh Beg the Ulugbek Observatory in Samarkand is a popular astronomical sight of pre-historic times. Following the death of Beg, the Ulugbek Observatory was razed to the ground many highly trained scientists were put away. After lying there in such conditions for centuries the exact location of the observatory was recovered. And since then the place has been reopened for public viewing.

Ulugbek Observatory Design and Architecture :

On your Uzbekistan Tours,you will encounter a three-story cylindrical building constructed around three enormous astronomical instruments in the Ulugbek Observatory. The monumental meridian arc or the Fakhrī sextant is the instrument that remains mostly intact. On your Samarkand Tours, you will witness the curved arch of this 40 meters tall building where astronomers measured the angle of elevation of bright celestial objects.

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