Spice Route

Trade network spanning several continents in reach for the Spice Islands in South East Asia

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
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
Mahabalipuram Ancient 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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