The Journeys of Marco Polo and Their Impact
Marco Polo (c. 1254-1324) was a Venetian merchant and adventurer who made an extended, twenty-four year (1271-95), journey with his father Niccol&#...
Marco Polo's extensive travels led him to China, where he spent 17 years and established himself as an official in the Mongolian court. He recorded his exp...
Born 1254, Venice, Italy Died 1324, Venice, Italy
In the Book of Ser Marco Polo, Marco Polo described in detail each region he passed through during his 24-year journey in Asia; he also g...
The Venetian traveler and writer Marco Polo (ca. 1254-ca. 1324) left Venice for Cathay, or China, in 1271, spent 17 years in Kublai Khan's realm, and returned to Venice in 1295. His account of his tra...
I am writing in response to the many claims I have been hearing about Marco Polo and his journey to China. I'm hearing people laugh at his stories about China and dismiss them as "folk tales." As a fe...