Story of China

Golden Age

Passport Episode 3 | 55m 18s

In the alleys of Kaifeng, the world's greatest city before the 19th century, Michael Wood hears legends, samples the cuisine and explores printing. We see a huge working replica of an astronomical clock made by 'China's Leonardo da Vinci', one of the inventions that made the Song a great era of science. And at a crunch Chinese Premier League match, we learn that the Chinese even invented soccer!

Aired: 06/27/17

Expires: 06/27/27

Rating: TV-PG

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