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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," which...

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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 forge...

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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 outlast death...

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