What events allowed the silk road to thrive?

1 Answer
May 15, 2017

The Silk Road thrived at the time of the Mongolian conquests of China and the Far East.


The Mongolian rule of the entire route of the silk road made travel along the Silk Road easier and safer. The Mongols patrolled the different routes of the Silk Road preventing bandits and robbery.

It was during the time of the Mongol rule of the silk road that Marco Polo made his famous journey to China. Kubal Kong himself a foreign ruler of China welcomed foreign trade and visitors. The silk road thrived during the time of the Mongol conquest. The Mongol Empire lasted about 100 years before dissolving.

The Conquest and establishment of the Mongol Empire was an event that allowed the Silk Road to thrive for a time.