Chinese expeditions to the Sinhala Kingdom

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The Mongol Yuan Empire dispatched an expedition in 1284 to Sri Lanka. Kublai Khan ordered the voyage . Aboard this fleet was an official representative of Kublai Khan, Marco Polo. In 1293, another fleet of the Yuan Empire including Marco Polo visited Sri Lanka on its way to Persia.

In 1411, the Chinese Ming Empire sent an expedition under Zheng He to Sri Lanka.

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