The Chang’an-Tianshan Corridor is a 3,100-mile section of the expansive Silk Road route, which stretches from China through Central Asia. This route took shape between the 1st and 2nd centuries and remained in use until the 16th century. It was a link between various peoples and impacted the exchange of trade, knowledge, religion, technology, arts and culture. This particular section of the Silk Road in China includes palaces, Buddhist cave temples, Khan empire ruins, sections of the Great Wall and other significant historical and cultural relics.

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