What are the main features of Harappan town?

One of the greatest cities of the Indus Valley Civilization, Hrappa emerged around 2600 BC along the river valleys of modern-day Sindh and Punjab

The following features were part of Harappan towns:

  • Proper urban planning with well laid out roads, streets were designed in a grid-pattern layout and drainage system
  • Harappa had a citadel situated on mud-brick platforms.
  • Harappan towns were known for the lack of stone buildings, instead their urban centres were built using burnt bricks as the standard material
  • Underground drainage system was covered with stone slabs or bricks

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