Marco Polo - Part 2 - The Silk Road
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Marco Polo and his family travel the Silk Road to reach the court of the legendary Kublai Khan. Website: Map: People and Places Marco Polo – Venetian merchant and explorer Niccolò Polo – Father of Marco Polo Maffeo Polo – Brother of Niccolò, uncle of Marco Kublai Khan – Emperor of the Mongol Empire Khanbaliq – Capital of Mongol Empire (modern-day Beijing) Hormuz – Port at entrance of Persian Gulf Badakshan – City on Silk Road located in modern-day Uzbekistan Khotan – City in western China (today called Hotan) Shazhou – City on edge of Gobi Desert (today called Dunhuang) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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