Game of Thrones History of Essos and It Cities


Game of Thrones has many best and famous location and cities, King’s Landing is the capital of Seven Kingdoms located in Westeros. Essos is the other Continent, This place is shown not much in Game of Thrones, But there are many famous cities in this continent. If we describe every city of the Essos then you will come to know the importance of Essos in Game of Thrones.

If we focus on the map of Essos then there are famous cities like Braavos, Where Arya Stark spends a long time with Jaqen H’ghar taught her the ability how to become faceless. Myr is another city of Essos where Thoros belongs and famous by the name of Priest of Light. Lorath this is not famous like previous cities but if you look back in previous seasons then you came to known Shae belongs from this city when she tells Tyrion Lannister about his city.

Qohor is one of the free cities of the Essos, The people of the Qohor known Qohorik. Volantis well, this is the free city of Essos and most important character belong this city from previous seasons, If we remember Talisa Stark wife of Robb Stark, Belongs from this city and learn medicine from this city. There are many other cities of this continent so let’s take a look at each city one by one.

The Free Cities

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The Free Cities are nine separate independent cities of Essos including (Braavos, Volantis, Pentos, Lorath, Lys, Tyrosh, Norvos, and Qohor) These cities are located on the coastal area of the narrow sea. All nine cities speak Valyrian, But due to the different accents of the people from these cities look like nine different languages. There are many other places in Essos so let’s take a look on them one by one.


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First when we hear this name one and only character came in our mind is Jaqen H’ghar (Faceless Man). Member of Stark’s Family Arya Stark spend a lot of time here and learn the ability of Faceless from Jaqen H’ghar. Braavos is one of the richest and most powerful cities of Essos.continent.


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Thoros Myr belongs from this city, Myr Thoros was the Preist of Light, It is located on the Eastern Shore of the Sea of the Myrth. Citizen of the Myr known by the name of Myrish and speak High Valyrian language.


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Shae belongs from this city, She was the close one once in starting seasons with Tyrion Lannister. This city is located east of the Braavos. The people of the Lorath commonly called Lorathi.


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If we take a look back in season 7 of the Game of Thrones When Melisandre talking to Lord Varys and said she wants to leave Dragonstone and move towards Volantis Because she wants to die there. Moreover, Talisa Stark wife of Robb Stark belongs from this city. Volantis is located on Southern Coast of the Essos.


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Valyria is called Old Valyria the ruined city of Essos, This is the old house of the Targaryen’s once. People of the Valyria called Valyrians and They also speak High Valyrian language.


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Yah this is the place where Daenerys Targaryen takes the Unsullied Army and burn their Master with the Dragon, Grey Worm belongs from this city.


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Yunkai is famous due to the slaves, Commonly people of Essos continent in Game of Thrones Called this Salve City. People of the Yunkai commonly called Younkish.

There are many other cities of the Essos Continent in Game of Thrones, Where many small characters belonged in the past but these are one of the most famous cities from this continent. Game of Thrones Season 8 mostly will revolve around these cities.

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