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Xuanquanzhi site: a postal station on the ancient Silk Road

Updated: Jun 10, 2022 chinaservicesinfo.com Print
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The Xuanquanzhi site in Dunhuang, Northwest China’s Gansu province [Photos/VCG]

Today marks China's Cultural and Natural Heritage Day! Let’s take a look at the Xuanquanzhi site in Dunhuang, Northwest China’s Gansu province! This world cultural heritage site used to be a big postal station on the ancient Silk Road. It is important to the study of the planning and structure of the postal system of the Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220).

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