This is the perfect town for those who are willing to imagine it. There are many paths into the interior, and plenty of nooks and crannies to assign purposes to. It is the kind of place gnome and fairy legends are made from.
A banyan is a fig that starts its life as an epiphyte when its seeds germinate in the cracks and crevices on a host tree. It is an impressive magical tree with many, many trunks, and long roots that swing and sway down to the ground.