Silk Road

Silk Road
An extensive interconnected network of trade routes across Asia, North and Northeast Africa, and Europe, historically used by silk traders.

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  • Silk Road Hotel Xi'an (Xian) — Silk Road Hotel Xi an country: China, city: Xian (City) Silk Road Hotel Xi an Location Silk Road Hotel Xi an is located in the downtown, close to Xi an Railway Station. Rooms Guests are offered a choice of air conditioned bedrooms that are… …   International hotels

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