The Silk Road and the city Luoyang - an ancient mural in Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang. Since about 2,000 years ago, Luoyang, the capital of the East Han Dynasty, became the destination in the east for the Silk Road. By the 4th century, Luoyang developed into an international...See more

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