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The Silk Road, or Silk Route, is a series of trade and cultural transmission routes that were central to cultural interaction through regions of the Asian continent connecting the West and East by linking traders, merchants, pilgrims, monks, soldiers, nomads and urban dwellers from China to the Mediterranean Sea during various periods of time. -Wiki

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The Beauty of India: 50 Amazing Pictures — Smashing Magazine

Today we'd like to publish something completely different for a change. **India**, the country of mysterious paradoxes; the land where civilizations and times intermix, a mysterious place which attracts people from all over the world. In today's showcase we are presenting a little showcase of this astonishing contrast between wealth and misery, contemporary technologies and ancient historical monuments, plenty of languages, cultures and traditions.

The Registan, Bukhara, Uzbekistan. The Registan was the heart of the ancient city of Samarkand of the Timurid dynasty, now in Uzbekistan. The name Registan means sandy place or desert in Persian. Islamic World, Islamic Art, Islamic Architecture, Art And Architecture, Places Around The World, Around The Worlds, Places To Travel, Places To Go, Urban Fabric

Bukhara, which is situated on the Silk Route, is more than 2,000 years old. It is the most complete example of a medieval city in Central Asia, with an urban fabric that has remained largely intact. Monuments of particular interest include the famous tomb of Ismail Samani, a masterpiece of 10th-century Muslim architecture, and a large number of 17th-century madrasas.

La ruta de la seda: Stupa at the Jiaohe ruins, China, was an important site along the Silk Road trade route leading west. Ancient Ruins, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient History, China, Asian Continent, Ancient Discoveries, Journey To The West, Korea, Prince

Stupa at the Jiaohe ruins

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Irrigated rice paddies in south China by Feng Jiang Ph. from his "The Wonders of China" collection. Guilin, Places To Travel, Places To See, Beautiful World, Beautiful Places, Amazing Places, Wonderful Places, Beautiful Scenery, Beautiful Patterns

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Forget everything you think you know about China and take a couple minutes to ponder these photos. These are some truly inspiring photos of ...

Dawn breaks over the Tash Rabat Caravanserai, an ancient Silk Road stopover, high in the Tian Shan, back in Kyrgyzstan Tian Shan, Journey To The West, Desert Life, Silk Road, Central Asia, Asia Travel, Amazing Nature, Places To See, Landscape Photography

Tash Rabat Caravanserai, Kyrgystan

Dawn breaks over the Tash Rabat Caravanserai, an ancient Silk Road stopover, high in the Tian Shan, back in Kyrgyzstan

Great Goose Pagoda in Xi'an, China; built with the permission of the emperor by Xuan Zhang during the Tang dynasty, at which point Xi'an was the capital of the empire, on his return from India along the Silk Road Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Asian Continent, Largest Countries, Silk Road, China Travel, Top Of The World, Chinese Culture, Central Asia

The Greater Wild Goose Pagoda @ Xi'an

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Caravansaray in Sultanhani, central Turkey. A magnificent structure recalling the travellers of the Silk Road as they plied their trade. Such a sense of safety within these sheltering walls. A great stopping when travelling between Konya and Cappadocia. Historical Architecture, Architecture Details, Asian Continent, Journey To The West, Cappadocia, Silk Road, Central Asia, East Africa, Istanbul

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Caravansaray in Sultanhani, central Turkey. A magnificent structure recalling the travelers of the Silk Road as they plied their trade.

Ayaz Kala is a desert fortress on the Khorezm section of the Great Silk Road. Grape presses and twelve golden statues were found in the ruins of the ruler's palace, dating from the third century BCE. The two surviving forts date from 400 to 700 CE Asian Continent, Eastern Countries, Desert Tour, Desert Dream, Mystery Of History, Silk Road, Central Asia, Ancient Civilizations, North Africa

Ayaz Kala

Ayaz Kala is a desert fortress on the Khorezm section of the Great Silk Road. Grape presses and twelve golden statues were found in the ruins of the ruler's pal

Sulla Karakorum Highway: avventure fino a 4600 metri dalla Pakistan alla Cina! Karakorum Highway, Dangerous Roads, Backpacking Asia, Silk Road, Central Asia, Asia Travel, Wonders Of The World, Pakistan, Places To Go

The Karakoram Highway is the highest paved international road in the world. It connects China and Pakistan across the Karakoram mountain range, through the Khunjerab Pass. It connects China's Xinjiang region with Pakistan's Gilgit–Baltistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa regions. The highway, connecting the Gilgit–Baltistan region of Pakistani Kashmir to the ancient Silk Road from Kashgar, a city in the Xinjiang region of China, to Abbottabad, of Pakistan.

The Zein-o-Din Caravanserai is located in Zein-o-din, Yazd, Iran. The caravanserai dates to the century and is situated on the ancient Silk Road. Taklamakan Desert, Asian Continent, Iran Travel, Silk Road, Classical Architecture, Mediterranean Sea, Central Asia, Continents, Pakistan

Iran revives ancient caravanserai CCTV-International

After a long day´s journey through the desert, travellers in ancient Iran would usually spend the night at a caravanserai, to rest, sleep and eat. Built in a distinct architectural style, caravanserais are said to have been the first types of hotels in ancient Iran.

Merv, an Ancient Silk Road Oasis in Turkmenistan Asian Continent, Desert Dream, Silk Road, Central Asia, Ancient Civilizations, Asia Travel, Archaeology, Monument Valley, Mount Rushmore

Merv, an Ancient Silk Road Oasis in Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan tour visiting the ancient oasis city of Merv