Marco Polo was a Venetian merchant, explorer, and writer who travelled through Asia along the Silk Road between 1271 and 1295.
When and Where Did He Set off?
1271: At the age of 17, Marco Polo left Venice on a journey along the Silk Road with his father and uncle. 1271-1274: The Polos traveled through Acre (modern-day Israel), Jerusalem, Persia, Armenia, Anatola, Georgia, Baghdad, Afghanistan, and Tartary en route to the Far East.
His Experience and Interactions
He was impressed with the empire's paper money, efficient communication system, coal burning, gunpowder and porcelain, and called Xanadu "the greatest palace that ever was."
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