Season 1
Marco Polo series cover.jpg
No. of episodes 10
Release date 12 December 2014
Season chronology
Season 2

Season 1 of Marco Polo consists of ten episodes and it was released in its entirety on December 12, 2014.


As Marco enters servitude in the court of the Kublai Khan, the Mongols try to conquer China.


# Image Title Release date
01 The Wayfarer SS 001.jpg "The Wayfarer" December 12, 2014
Marco Polo, a young Venetian trader, is abandoned by his father for the merchant Silk Road in the hands of the Mongolian emperor, Kublai Khan, who is at war with China. Kublai recognizes Marco's observation skills, and teaches him the Mongolian culture.
02 The Wolf and the Deer.jpg "The Wolf and the Deer" December 12, 2014
At court, Marco learns more about the culture that surrounds him. In Xiangyang, Chancellor Jia Sidao aspires to control the new emperor of the Song Dynasty, but his ambitions are put to risk by the Empress Dowager's presence. Meanwhile, Kublai faces his brother's treason.
03 Feast SS 001.jpg "Feast" December 12, 2014
Kublai mourns the loss of his brother Ariq. He doesn't show up at the feast held in his honor by Kaidu. Mei Lin finds a way to get closer to Kublai. Marco meets Khutulun, Kaidu's daughter, and later fails to find the man who is receiving jewels from Kokachin.
04 Marco2.jpg "The Fourth Step" December 12, 2014
As war looms with the walled city of Xiangyang, Prince Jingim tests his diplomacy skills while Kublai questions Marco's allegiance.
05 Hashshashin SS 01.jpg "Hashshashin" December 12, 2014
Marco searches for the mastermind behind a murderous plot, while Prince Jingim weighs the risk of retaliation.
06 Mei Lin.jpeg "White Moon" December 12, 2014
On the eve of an auspicious ceremony, Marco searches for the culprit behind the assassination attempt on Kublai Khan - even as a new one takes shape.
07 The Scholar's Pen.png "The Scholar's Pen" December 12, 2014
Marco and Hundred Eyes take on a dangerous mission to infiltrate the walled city of Xiangyang, while its chancellor struggles to hold on to power.
08 Rendering SS 001.jpg "Rendering" December 12, 2014
When Kublai sets his sights - and his army - on the taking of the walled city of Xiangyang, Marco's allegiance is tested.
09 Prisoners SS 001.jpg "Prisoners" December 12, 2014
Marco finds his fate in the hands of Kublai yet again, while behind the walls of Xiangyang, Chancellor Sidao sets his sights on regaining power.
10 The Heavenly and the Primal SS 001.jpg "The Heavenly and Primal" December 12, 2014
Marco's ingenuity — and loyalty — is put to the ultimate test when Kublai takes a violent and bold step in his quest to become emperor of the world.


On January 14, 2014, Netflix officially ordered a first season of the series.


Starring cast

Guest Starring


For a more detailed list, see Season 1/Crew. Writers


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