Ar is a huge metropolitan city at the base of the Sardar Mountains and the entry into the Priest Kings planetary headquarters on Gor. It is considered the first city of Gor and recognized as the major seat of political power throughout civilized Gor. The major festivals of Gor are held at Ar and it is considered the Istanbul or New York of Gor. Ar is one of the most populated places in Gor, with over 100,000 estimated Goreans living in its borders. It was a major player in the Chronicles of Gor and has been a topic of debate for many Goreans.