Quanzhou: Emporium of the world in Song-Yuan China

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Mottled bricks and tiles, quaint old streets, and dialects with the lingering traces of the Central Plains... This is Quanzhou, the starting point of the "Maritime Silk Road" and the "largest port in the East" in the Song and Yuan dynasties (the 10th - 14th centuries AD). Located in east China's Fujian Province, the coastal city has a history of more than 1,700 years.

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