The Silk Road Travel Guide
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Fodor's local writers visit every hotel we recommend. Look for our discerning Fodor's Choice picks or search by price and location.
Find the best Silk Road restaurants in every price category with our top picks.
Things To Do in The Silk Road
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
- $1499 & up -- Hong Kong & Shanghai 6-Night Trip w/Air go-today
- Ageless China IExplore
- China & Yangtze Experience — $4,199 IExplore
- Cosmopolitan Hong Kong — $3,350 IExplore
- China Active: Hiking in Yunnan — $2,899 IExplore
Terracotta Warriors: Visit one of the nation's most haunting and memorable sites—the vast life-size army of soldiers, built to outlast death... Read more
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... Read more
The Muslim Turkic people known as Uyghurs (pronounced "WEE-grs") are one of China's largest—and in the eyes of Beijing, most troublesome—minority... Read more
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 was... Read more
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The curious and daring among you will discover the vibrant, gilded landscape of Istanbul, the city tha... Read more
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