Unseen Academicals Places – Alphabetic

This alphabetical list won’t take you to very many new places in Unseen Academicals, but you should enjoy visiting those that are included. See them in chronological order here.

Ankh-Morpork – The largest city on the Disc where much of the action in the Discworld series takes place. Ruled by the Patrician. Home of Unseen University.

Assassins’ Guild – Headquarters for the members of the Assassins’ Guild in Ankh-Morpork. Best not to know its exact location.

Boffo Novelty & Joke Shop, The – In Tenth Egg Street, Ankh-Morpork. Patronized by Miss Treason…a lot.

Bonk – Properly pronounced Be-yonk. In Uberwald, home to Lady Margolotta, the werewolf clan of Baron Guye von Uberwald, the dwarf Low King, Captain Tantony, and the (nearby) Schmaltzberg fat mines. Not a major tourist attraction.

Botney Street – In Dolly Sisters. Pepe thought Glenda came from there based on her accent.

Brazeneck College – School for wizardry in Pseudopolis. Headed by the former Dean (of Pentacles) – Henry – from UU. Adrian Turnipseed (aka Big Mad Drongo) and Dr. Able Baker are a professors there. They have a computer called Pex which runs on chickens.

Broad Way – One of Ankh-Morpork’s busiest streets. Intersects the Street of Small Gods.

Bugarup University (BU) – Fourecks equivalent of Ankh-Morpork’s Unseen University for wizards.

Burleigh and Stronginthearm’s – Crossbow makers to the nobility. That pretty much says it all.

Chubb – Apparently a school from which Prof. Macarona got some of his degrees.

Cladh – In Llamedos. Known for its Great Bronze Spoon.

Cockbill Street – Where Sam Vimes grew up. Poorest part of Ankh-Morpork.

Dark Museum – Dr. Hix hoped to acquire Ridcully’s foot-the-ball whistle for display there.

Dimwell Street – In central Ankh. Has a sawmill.

Dolly Sisters – Neighborhood now absorbed by Ankh-Morpork. Has a Watch House.

Ephebe – Located across the Djel (or Djelibeybi, if you prefer) from Tsort. Home of philosophers.

Five Ways – Junction of Quirm Street, Goose Gate, Quarry Lane, The Hippo, and Chitterling Street.

Fools’ Guild – Formally known as the Guild of Fools and Joculators. No fooling.

Genua – Main setting of Witches Abroad. Sounds like Genoa. Feels like New Orleans.

Guild of Thieves, Cutpurses, Housebreakers and Allied Trades – An organization, first encountered in Equal Rites, perhaps known later as simply the Guild of Thieves or Thieves’ Guild.

Hen and Chickens Court – Presumably near (or the same as?) Hen and Chickens Field. Moist von Lipwig had a trunk stored there with (I) Don’t Know Jack.

Hippo, The – A lozenge-shaped road. The area is known to host sporting events.

Historians’ Guild – Located at the corner of Easy Street and Treacle Mine Road. The president is Mr Betteridge.

Klatch – Land of deserts and some jungles. Also the source of the phrase, “Pardon my Klatchian.” The country of Klatch is on the continent of Klatch.

Koom Valley – Location of an historic battle between dwarves and trolls.

Lady Sibyl Free Hospital – Where Dr. Lawn works. Has the unusual reputation of aiming to get people well.

Lancre – A small kingdom in the Ramtops. Home of Nanny Ogg and several other witches and wizards.

Llamedos – Pllace from which Imp y Celyn hailed. (Nasty when read backwards.)

Lobbin Clout – Hosts a street market on Octedays. Also known for its Pin Market.

Loko Region – Where you’ll find the Cave of Jars.

Loop Alley – Off the Scours, Ankh-Morpork.

Macarona Shipping Company – Owned by Professor Macarona’s grandmother.

Maul, The – A wide boulevard in Ankh-Morpork where you’ll find some of its largest shops.

Oblong Office – The main room of the Patrician in the Palace. Definitely not the same as the Oval Office.

Old Cheese Alley – Lobbin Clout area. Pepe hailed from there.

Old Cobblers – Street from whence the Nobbs clan hails.

Opera House – Center of Ankh-Morpork. The (new) City Watch house sits opposite it in Pseudopolis Yard.

Pellicool Steps – One of the areas the dwarfs tunneled under looking for the cube.

Post Office – On Broad Way, opposite the Patrician’s Palace, Ankh-Morpork.

Pseudopolis – A major city on the Disc. In The Colour of Magic, Death is headed there because of the white plague striking the city. Home of Eric.

Pseudopolis Yard – Ankh-Morpork, not Pseudopolis. A circular street located at the city’s center. The Opera House and City Watch are on it.

QIS – From whence Prof. Macarona got his Magistraludorum.

Orc Deep – Site of the last known battle in which orcs were…used.

Quirm – A city near Ankh-Morpork, not to be confused with Chirm. Probably.

Royal Art Museum – In Ankh-Morpork. Contains works by Caravati, Mauvaise, Cuspidor, Blitz, and many others.

Royal Bank – On Broad Way. Moist von Lipwig, with the prompting of Lord Vetinari, used the bank to bring Ankh-Morpork into the world of paper money.

Royal Mint – Handles (poorly) the money of Ankh-Morpork, until Moist von Lipwig comes along.

Sator Square – The area just outside Unseen University often occupied by many merchants.

Scours, The – Street in Ankh-Morpork. Location of Chalkies.

Shatta – Fashion shop in the Maul, run by Madame Sharn and Pepe. Known for micromail and Juliet (Jewels), its model.

Sto Lat – A small city in the Sto Plains, first mentioned in passing in Equal Rites. Home of King Olerve and Princess Keli.

Sto Plains – Area in which the cities of Sto Lat, Sto Helit, and Ankh-Morpork are located.

Street of Cunning Artificers, The – Ankh-Morpork. Contains just what you think. Only moreso.

Tanty, The – Ankh-Morpork’s main prison.

Tenth Egg Street – Street of small traders including Boffo’s and Pointer & Pickles. There’s a gang in the area, but I can’t think of its name.

Treacle Mine Road – Ankh-Morpork. Just off Elm Street.

Turkey & Vegetables – Pub in Dolly Sisters.

Überwald – Home to many werewolf, vampires, Igors, and other races. Homeland of Angua and Cheery.

Unki – Apparently a school from which Prof. Macarona got some of his degrees.

Unseen University – The home of the Disc’s wizards, a very magical place where magic is almost never used, and for good reason. Known as UU, for short. Sometimes misspelled, Unesene.

Verdant and Scour – Makes cigarettes specially for Archchancellor Henry.

Wizla Tobacco, Snuff and Rolling Paper Company – Produce cigarette cards of significant wizards, especially from Pseudopolis where they are headquartered.

XXXX (Fourecks) – Fabled hidden continent, mate. Terror Incognita. EcksEcksEcksEcks.

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Unseen Academicals Places - Alphabetic
Alphabetical list of the places in Unseen Academicals.
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