Trade network spanning several continents in reach for the Spice Islands in South East Asia
|Ancient Thebes||Relief records early spice trade expeditions|
|Borobudur||Contains carvings depicting early maritime trade|
|Churches and Convents of Goa||Portuguese foothold on the trade route|
|Makli, Thatta||Strategic port|
|Melaka and George Town|
|Old Town of Galle||Trading post and source of cinnamon|
|Stone Town of Zanzibar||"flourishing centre of the spice trade" (wiki)|
|Venice and its Lagoon||Trade hub, selling spices to rest of Europe|
|Yazd||Close to the Spice and Silk Roads.|
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