Mystery Files: Marco Polo
Famous Italian explorer Marco Polo is credited with being the first Westerner to travel to China and for bringing spaghetti back to Europe. But growing doubt among scholars suggests that his real-life adventure may be a mythological legend. The famous account of his travels wasn't even written by Marco Polo but rather by an Italian romance novelist. Join scholars as they comb the streets of Venice and pore over ancient Chinese texts in search of evidence that proves the great voyager ever existed.
Mystery Files: Marco Polo: Sneak Peek
Marco Polo is famous for being the first Westerner in China, but experts question not only his explorations but also his sheer existence.