Kublai Khan's Garden - The traveler uses this place to provide a point of origin for the stories told so that the listener can visualize the cities from the perspective of sitting in a beautiful setting on a nice evening.
The City of Venice - All of the tales told by the traveler are filtered through this place and its inhabitants.
The Stone Bridge - At the end of Chapter 5, Polo has an architectural discussion about this object with Khan.
Khan's Chessboard - This object is used to facilitate one of the character's understanding of the birth, growth, and decline of a city.
Khan's Atlases - Wanting absolute answers, one of the characters uses these objects to try to force precise descriptions out of the traveler.
The City of Kin-Sai - This is the only place that the two main characters visit together. It is the most...
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