Dungeons. Dragons. Graph paper. Funny dice.

G is for Ghat

A ghat is a kind of quay or landing found along rivers in the East, particularly India. Unlike a Western pier, a ghat is a long set of steps that extend into the water, usually with a fortification-like buildings at their head. They’re used for arrivals and departures for water travel and cargo, and as community gathering spots.

Imagine a long ghat flanking the underground river in your dungeon.

Riverscape with ghat

McKay Savage licensed the above photo under the Creative Commons.

(This is for the A-Z Blogger Challenge.)

1 comment:

Anonymous, April 9, 2011 at 12:30 AM

Learn something new every day. Thank you.

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