As a teenager, Marco Polo traveled to China (then known as Cathay) with his father and uncle. The trio spent 20 years at the court of Kublai Khan -- this at a time when few Europeans had ever visited that country. Polo eventually returned to Venice and co...
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Marco Polo was an explorer and merchant from Venice. He was hosted by Kublai
Khan at his palace, Xanadu, and traveled throughout much of Asia. Explore ...
Marco Polo was an adventurer and merchant from Italy who eventually left Italy
and served under the Chinese ruler Kubla Khan for 20 years. When he returned ...
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Marco Polo. Biography >> Explorers for Kids. Marco Polo. Occupation: Explorer
and Traveler; Born: Venice, Italy in 1254; Died: January 8, 1324 Venice, Italy ...
Oct 31, 2014 ... Marco Polo, (born c. 1254, Venice [Italy]—died January 8, 1324, Venice),
Venetian merchant and adventurer, who traveled from Europe to Asia ...
The traveler and writer Marco Polo left Venice for Cathay (now China) in 1271,
spent seventeen years in Kublai Khan's (1215–1294) empire, and returned to ...