The Silk Road Travel Guide



The Silk Road Hotels

Fodor's local writers visit every hotel we recommend. Look for our discerning Fodor's Choice picks or search by price and location.


The Silk Road Restaurants

Find the best The Silk Road restaurants in every price category with our top picks.


The Silk Road Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go to the Silk Road

    Terracotta warriors: Take in one of the nation's most haunting and memorable sites—the vast life-size army of soldiers, built to... Read more

  • The Silk Road: Then and Now

    The history of the Silk Road starts in 138 BC, when Emperor Wudi of the Han Dynasty sent a caravan of 100 men to the west, attempting to... Read more

  • The Jade Road

    The residents of Xinjiang are apt to point out that the Silk Road isn't the first road they knew. That honor goes to the "Jade Road,"... Read more


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  • Experiencing Beijing

    With hot temperatures and sometimes poor air quality, visiting Beijing during the summer months can sometimes be miserable. Howev... Read more

  • 5 Crazy Chinese

    A short Beijing Metro ride and we surface in search of our destination to experience some more of for us amazing Beijing. As we walk ... Read more

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