Who was Marco Polo?

Marco Polo was an 11th-century Italian explorer famous for his extensive travels through China along the Silk Road, but it can be difficult to separate the truth from the fiction in his stories. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more.

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Topics in this Podcast: Chinese history, biographies, myths, marco polo, Mongolia, Kublai Khan, 14th Century, 13th century, exploration