Even landlocked cities will usually be situated next to a river, and thus have small harbors, while cities built next to the ocean will have vast port facilities. Since ships are still the cheapest (if not necessarily the fastest) way to move bulk goods, these usually see lots of activity, as well as many travelers from distant places. Many pubs, inns, and brothels of the cheaper varieties will usually be nearby, giving harbors a slightly seedy reputation. Since it is harder to control ships and entire harbors than trains, a fair amount of smuggling usually goes on at these locations as well.

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