Ghoyan Drohe

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Ghoyan Drohe
Western Essos and the location of Ghoyan Drohe

Ghoyan Drohe is a ruined city in the Velvet Hills of Essos, north of the Flatlands and east of Pentos. It lies on the banks of the Little Rhoyne, west of its confluence with the Rhoyne.[1]


Ghoyan Drohe was a Rhoynar city that was destroyed by the dragons of Valyria during the Rhoynish Wars. According to Tyrion Lannister, until the wars the city was "a fair place, green and flowering, a city of canals and fountains."[2]

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A Game of Thrones

Daenerys Targaryen passes Ghoyan Drohe during the journey of Khal Drogo's khalasar from Pentos to Vaes Dothrak.[3]

A Dance with Dragons

Tyrion Lannister meets the crew of the Shy Maid at Ghoyan Drohe. He notes that "the canals were choked with reeds and mud, and pools of stagnant water gave birth to swarms of flies. The broken stones of temples and palaces were sinking back into the earth, and gnarled old willows grew thick along the riverbanks."[2]

Chapters that take place at Ghoyan Drohe


Ghoyan Drohe had been a Rhoynar city, until the dragons of Valyria had reduced it to a smoldering desolation.[4]

Tyrion Lannister's thoughts