The important thing about Marco Polo is that he traveled to China.
He was from Italy and met Kublai Khan when he was 20.
Marco Polo traveled 15,000 miles.
There was also a book about him called The Travels of Marco Polo,
and he traveled through China for 15 years.
He didn’t meet his dad until he was 17.
Marco Polo was called a big liar when he got back to Europe.
His family didn’t know that he was their son.
But the important thing about Marco Polo is that he traveled to China.