The world famous writer and a poet Sadriddin Ayni also lived in Samarkand. The founder of the new Tadjik literature who brought big contribution to the development of the new Uzbek literature lived here from 1923 to 1954 and wrote the remarkable works here, such as the novel-epopee “Slaves”, “Memoirs” consists of four parts, “Death of the usurer” and variety of others.
The memorial museum of Mirzo Ulugbek constructed recently for the short period, is a symbol of great respect of our people. To the bright representative of an epoch of the Renaissance, brought the incomparable contribution to the world science,by the great scientist and the statesman of XV century.
District museum was founded in this building in 1981 and for 36 years it has been servicing to foreign tourists, local people and guests. The building of this museum is one of the administrative – cultural monuments that it is protected by government.