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Allegorie van Frederik Hendrik by Jan de Bray (with Bavo church in the background)

Allegorie van Frederik Hendrik by Jan de Bray (with Bavo church in the background)

Tash Rabat caravanserai on the Silk Road, Kyrgyzstan

Tash Rabat caravanserai on the Silk Road, Kyrgyzstan

The Silk Road by Retlaw Snellac, via Flickr / The old walled city of Khiva, in western Uzbekistan, was once the capital of the kingdom of Khorezm, near the Aral Sea. It grew rich on the Silk Road trade carried across Central Asia's deserts. Now it is a remarkable open-air museum of history and architecture.

The Silk Road by Retlaw Snellac, via Flickr / The old walled city of Khiva, in western Uzbekistan, was once the capital of the kingdom of Khorezm, near the Aral Sea. It grew rich on the Silk Road trade carried across Central Asia's deserts. Now it is a remarkable open-air museum of history and architecture.

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Isfahan, Iran. So beautifully detailed. #irantravelingcenter #iranvisa #iranhotels

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Isfahan, Iran. So beautifully detailed. #irantravelingcenter #iranvisa #iranhotels

#17 Visit the Dunhuang Caves in China. These caves have existed for thousands of years and are magnificent. They are carved into the side of a cliff and then expertly painted by hand, this it would be spectacular to see in person

#17 Visit the Dunhuang Caves in China. These caves have existed for thousands of years and are magnificent. They are carved into the side of a cliff and then expertly painted by hand, this it would be spectacular to see in person

Mogao Caves: Caves of the thousand Buddhas, Dunhuang, China Mogao Caves, Dunhuang, China. in ganshu province. a series of buddhist temples that dates back to the 4th century. inticate wall paintings.

Mogao Caves: Caves of the thousand Buddhas, Dunhuang, China Mogao Caves, Dunhuang, China. in ganshu province. a series of buddhist temples that dates back to the 4th century. inticate wall paintings.

Mogao Caves, Dunhuang, China

Mogao Caves, Dunhuang, China

Mogao Caves, Dunhuang, Gobi Desert, China - you can not imagine how beautiful this artistic oasis on the silk route is.

Mogao Caves, Dunhuang, Gobi Desert, China - you can not imagine how beautiful this artistic oasis on the silk route is.

In 1877 the term "Seidenstraße" (Die Seidenstrassen, literally "Silk Road") was coined by the German geographer, and explorer Ferdinand von Richthofen

In 1877 the term "Seidenstraße" (Die Seidenstrassen, literally "Silk Road") was coined by the German geographer, and explorer Ferdinand von Richthofen

Iran - Persepolis

Iran - Persepolis