One of the nine great entrances to the Imperial Palace
The Imperial Palace is a vast underground complex located half a kilometer below the urban metropolis of Barq. The location of the emperor's residence, the Palace also includes housing and work space for numerous political functionaries, business leaders, and elite scientists and inventors. Scientific research and development centers, the Imperial University, and the Gardens of Barq are also located here. Extending across 12 square miles, the 150-billion Zaal facility is also the site of military command across the Tourr Imperium.