The Great Silk Road China

The Great Silk Road China

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Since: Jan 13

Nanning, China

#1 Apr 12, 2013
The Silk Road China
The Silk Road (Route) is a historically important international trade route across Eurasia. A rich collection of images, text and annotated resources on the cultures of the historic Silk Road China helps you know more about the great Golden Silk Road Route China.
Story of Figures related to the ancient Silk Road:
1. Marco Polo: Travelled through Eurasia

2. Zhang Qian rode at the head of a caravan of 100 Han soldiers, riding into the dusty, unknown lands to the West.

Zhang Qian’s missions and explorations to the West expanded the central Asian sections of the trade routes.

3. Xuan Zang: A Chinese Buddhist monk, scholar, traveler, and translator who described the interaction between China and India in the early Tang Dynasty.

Xuan Zang’s travel to India: He traveled throughout China in search of sacred books of Buddhism.

Xian, ancient capital of 13 dynasties in the history of China is the eastern terminus of the Silk Road and home to the Terracotta Army.

Tang Paradise: A large theme park near Xian City. It is at the site of an earlier garden complex in the Tang Dynasty. Thousands of visitors are treated to watch a spectacular show in Tang Paradise.

The night scene of Tang Paradise

Qinshihuangdi Mausoleum

Qinshihuangdi Statue

Muslim Street in Xian:

Cave Dwelling:

Xian ancient culture and Arts Festival
It is held in September every year in Xian as a major cultural tourism festival.

International Xian Great Wall Marathon of China:

Martial Art Performance before the Marathon:

Stage Show of Tang Dynasty before the Marathon:

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