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Places of Lankhmar

Citadel

Stories: Swords of Lankhmar

The Citadel of Lankhmar stands atop of a rocky hill above the Inner Sea and Lankhmar Deep, along with the Rainbow Palace on the north end of Lankhmar.

Docks

Stories: Swords of Lankhmar

The Docks run along the west side of Lankhmar on the Hlal River.

End Gate

Stories: Swords of Lankhmar

The End Gate is the smallest of Lankhmar’s three southern gates, and has the least traffic.

Fountain of Dark Abundance

Stories: Bazaar of the Bizarre

The Fountain of Dark Abundance resides at one end of the Plaza of Dark Delights. It is described as “ … a squat black pillar from the rough rounded top of which a single black drop welled and dripped every twenty elephant’s heartbeats.” in the Bazaar of the Bizarre.

The Golden Lamprey

Stories: Ill Met in Lankhmar The Price of Pain-Ease Beauty and the Beasts

The Golden Lamprey is a tavern that stands on the northeast corner of Whore and Cash streets.

Grain Gate

Stories: Swords of Lankhmar

At the south end of Lankhmar, the Grain Gate sees all the grain-loaded wagons that enter the city that are the chief source of Lankhmar’s wealth. The Grain Gate is twenty feet thick and thirty feet wide.

Grain Towers

Stories: Swords of Lankhmar

The Grain towers stand tall along the docks on Lankhmar’s west side and store Lankhmar’s grain.

The Grand Gate

Stories: Swords of Lankhmar

The Grand Gate is Lankhmar’s biggest and most glorious gate, and stands at the south end of Lankhmar.

The Great Library

Stories: Swords of Lankhmar

Nothing much is said about the Great Library other than various land deeds are kept within.

House of Hisvin

Stories: Swords of Lankhmar

Hisvin the Grain Merchant lives across the Street of the Gods from the Temple of the Gods of Lankhmar and next to the Grain Towers.

House of Ivlis

Stories: Thieves' House

The house of Ivlis is a narrow stone structure on the Street of the Silk Merchants next to Thieves’ House. It has a secret passage on the upper floor leading the the Guildmaster’s room in Thieves’ House.

House of Muulsh

Stories: Claws from the Night

The house of Muulsh is a square, flat-roofed building three stories tall. It it located along with houses of wealthy grain-merchants, but spaced a little further apart from them. An abandoned and forbidden tower looms over it on the side nearest the river Hlal and warehouses lie along the other side.

House of Nattick Nimblefingers

Stories: Swords of Lankhmar

Nattick Nimblefingers keeps his shop on Plague Court between the Street of the Thinkers and Crafts Street. His door is kept well oiled.

Marsh Gate

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The Marsh Gate is on Lankhmar’s east at the end of the Street of the Gods and leads out to the Salt Marsh and it’s only means of travel, Causey Road.

North Barracks

Stories: Swords of Lankhmar

The North Barracks are on the northwest corner of Lankhmar.

Park of Pleasure

Stories: Swords of Lankhmar

The Park of Pleasure is somewhere on the south end of Lankhmar. Plaza of Dark Delights

Rainbow Palace

Stories: The Price of Pain-Ease Swords of Lankhmar

The Rainbow Palace stands high upon a stone outcropping above the Lankhmar Deep on the north end of Lankhmar. It is constructed of stones of many colors and is lit by lanterns of different colors and is topped off with square minarets. It is the home of the Overlord of Lankhmar.

The Rat’s Nest

Stories: The Cloud of Hate

One of an endless number of taverns in Lankhmar, the Rat’s Nest is doubtless frequented by many of Lankhmar’s more unsavory characters. It is below street level with brick stairs leading down to the main room.

The Sea Wall

Stories: The Price of Pain-Ease

The Sea Wall protects Lankhmar on it’s north side. It runs eastward from the Citadel and Rainbow Palace, and the aristocratic district lies along it’s southern side.

Shoppe of Jengao the Gem Merchant

Stories: Ill Met in Lankhmar

Jengao the Gem Merchant keeps his shop on Cash Street between Silver and Gold. It has no alleys or roof access.

Shoppes of Rokkermas and Slaarg

Stories: Ill Met in Lankhmar

Rokkermas and Slaarg are famous stone masons and sculptors whose shops stand across from each other on Cash Street near the intersection of Gold Street. Their shops are connected by a second-story passageway. Various statues, pillars, and porticoes decorate the bridge and the two buildings and are used as advertisements.

Shrine of the Black Virgin

Stories: Bazaar of the Bizarre

The Shrine of the Black Virgin lies at one end of the Plaza of Dark Delights. The Silver Eel

The Silver Eel

South Barracks

Stories: Swords of Lankhmar

The South Barracks can be locked from the outside during times of mutiny to kill the soldiery within.

Spire of Rhan

Stories: Bazaar of the Bizarre

Spire of Rhan

Temple of Aarth

Stories: Lean Times in Lankhmar

Aarth’s Temple is the richest and grandest temple and stands the furthest towards the Citadel end of the Street of the Gods excluding the Temple of the Gods of Lankhmar. Temple of Hates

Temple of Ilala

Stories: Under the Thumbs of the Gods

Not much is said of the Temple of Ilala.

Temple of the Gods of Lankhmar

Stories: Lean Times in Lankhmar Swords of Lankhmar

The Temple of the Gods of Lankhmar is a squat, black building with a tall bell tower standing at the end of the Street of the Gods closest to the docks and the grain towers. Ringing the bell will wake the dead gods.

Temple of Tyaa

Stories: Claws from the Night

One of the accursed and forbidden structures in Lankhmar, the temple-tower of Tyaa stands over the river Hlal with the house of Muulsh and warehouses along it’s other sides. Home to one of the old gods in Lankhmar that were bannished from the city centuries ago, it is now forbidden under pain of death to enter.

The temple did house a revival of Tyaa and her birds for a time, but now is abandoned once again.

Thieves' House