Who was marco polo
Marco Polo (1254 – January 8–9, 1324) was a Venetian merchant, explorer, and writer. His travels are recorded in Livres des merveilles du monde (Book of the Marvels of the World, also known as The Travels of Marco Polo, c. 1300), a book that described to Europeans the wealth and great size of China, its capital Peking, and other Asian cities and countries.
Marco Polo was an Italian merchant, explorer, and writer, born in the Republic of Venice.He was one of the first and most famous Europeans to travel to Asia during the Middle Ages. He travelled farther than any of his predecessors during his 24-year journey along the Silk Road, reaching China and Mongolia, where he became a confidant of Kublai Khan.