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This ancient palace and city was the capital city of Genghis Khan’s 13th Century Mongol Empire. Now a heritage site, weaponry, ceramics, jewellery, glass and evidence of textile production and metallurgy have been discovered here. The main inhabitants of the city were Chinese craftsmen and foreign merchants, Khan himself lived a nomadic life outside the city walls.

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