The guide book, or Tourist's Guide to Ardougne, is an informational book found in the real estate agency near the southern bank of East Ardougne. The book details various points of interest in and around the city, and is presumably meant to help inform visitors and attract commerce to the city.
The book contains the full name of the owner of the Handelmort Mansion, Lord Francis Kurt Handelmort. This is useful in the Tribal Totem quest, during which players must use Handelmort's middle name, Kurt, to bypass the mansion's security system.
Introduction This book is your guide to the vibrant city of Ardougne. Ardougne is known as an exciting modern city located on the sun drenched southern coast of Kandarin. Ardougne: City of Shopping!
Come sample the delights of the Ardougne market - the biggest in the known world! From spices to silk, there is something here for everybody! Other popular shopping destinations in the area include the Armory and the ever popular Adventurers' supply store.
Ardougne: City of Fun!
If you're looking for entertainment in Ardougne, why not pay a visit to the Ardougne City Zoo? Or relax with a drink in the ever popular Flying Horse Inn? And for the adventurous, there are always rats to be slaughtered in the expansive and vermin-ridden sewers. There is truly something for everybody here!
Ardougne: City of History!
Ardougne is renowned as an important city of historical interest. One historic building is the magnificent Handelmort Mansion, currently owned by Lord Francis Kurt Handelmort. Also of historical interest is Ardougne Castle in the East side of the city recently opened to the public. And of course, the Holy Order of Paladins still wander the streets of Ardougne, and are often of interest to tourists.
The area surrounding Ardougne is also of great interest to the cultural tourist. If you want to go further afield, why not have a look at the ominous Pillars of Zanash, the mysterious marble pillars located just West of the city? Or perhaps the town of Brimhaven, on the exotic island of Karamja? It's only a short boat trip, with regular transport leaving from Ardougne Harbour at all times of the day, all year round.