His pilgrimage through the East began in 1271 when, still a teenager, he found himself traversing the most exotic lands-from the dazzling Mongol empire to Tibet and Burma. This fascinating chronicle still serves as the most vivid depiction of the mysterious East in the Middle Ages.
The Travels of Marco Polo
Principal Figures of the House of Genghis Khan
Map: Travels of Marco Polo
Of Regions Visited or Heard of on the Journey from Lesser Armenia to the Court of the Great Khan at Shangtu
Of the Great Kublai Khan and of Provinces Visited on Journeys Westward and Southward
Of the Sea of Chin and the Great Island of Zipangu, Which Lies to the East of Cathay, and of the Islands of Java, Angaman and Zeilan, Which Are in Lesser India. Of Greater India, the Richest and Noblest Country in the World. Of the Islands of the Males and the Females, Socotra, Madagascar, and Zanzibar, and the Provinces of Abyssinia and Aden, Which Comprise Middle India
Of the Region of Darkness, the Province of Russia, Great Turkey, and the War Between the Tartars of the West and the Tartars of the East