- The city was built on a hill just outside the valley called Harrowdale which lay under the great mountain Starkhorn.
- This valley was formed by the River Snowbourn's rise in the White Mountains. Underharrow guarded the mouth of the valley, the sanctuary of Dunharrow and the Paths of the Dead behind it.
- Edoras was encircled by a wall, and a dike dug around the hill.
- Lining the road approaching Edoras from the South was the Barrowfield, the tombs of the Rulers of Rohan arrayed in two lines. Simbelmyne grew there.
- We first visit Edoras in:
- *  Instance: Night Falls on Meduseld (Vol. III. Book 9: The Third Marshal - Chapter 8)
- We return to Edoras in Volume III, Book 11: The Golden Hall - Chapter 1. (Details below)
- The following services can be found within the settlement of Edoras:
- Guard House
- Gríma's Chambers
- Eomar's House
- Tavern - Main Entrance Courtyard
- Dúdrad, Hobby Master at a dock in the river west of the settlement - i.e. outside the wall)
The following deeds can be advanced by visiting this place:
- The initial quests within Edoras proper are part of the Epic Quest line "Vol. III. Book 11: The Golden Hall."
Volume III, Book 11: The Golden Hall
Vol. III. Book 11: The Golden Hall
-  Chapter 1: Too Great a Need
-  Chapter 2: Edoras
-  Chapter 3: Théoden, Son of Thengel
-  Chapter 4: Tidings Glad and Sorrowful
-  Chapter 5: Chamber of the Worm
-  Chapter 6: The Cage
-  Chapter 7: Commands of the King
-  Chapter 8: People of Edoras
-  Chapter 9: Seeds of Treachery
-  Chapter 10: The King Rides West
Next: Volume III, Book 12
- Two vector quests become available after completing Vol. III. Book 11: Chapter 10: The King Rides West:
- After completing Category: Entwade Quests, you are again in Edoras with Éowyn. At which point she offers you three quests:
-  A Summons to Mágla -- Vector quest to Middlemead
- NOTE: Edoras quests will not be available after the evacuation.
-  Edoras: Lady Éowyn's Charge -- Vector to Category: Edoras Quests
-  The Burdens of Underharrow -- Vector to Category: Underharrow Quests
- Éowin, at the completion of the Edoras quests ( Edoras: Lady Éowyn's Charge), still shows the "quest in progress" as "Volume III, Book 12, Chapter 1: Message for Harrowdale
From Gandalf: (standing near the Fountain (Milestone) in the Entrance Courtyard)
|Settlements, Areas and Landmarks of West Rohan|
|Settlements:||Aldburg • Beaconwatch • Brockbridge • Edoras • Entwade • Fenmarch • Gapholt • Grimslade • Helm's Deep • Middlemead • Oserley • Stoke • Tordag's Camp • Underharrow • Woodhurst • Derndingle|
|Areas:||Broadacres • Eastfold • Kingstead • Stonedeans • Westfold • Entwood|
|Landmarks:|| Kingstead: Dark Door • Dimholt • Dunharrow • Bosa's Farm • Folcbur's Homestead • Gurz-shâpol • Harrowdale • Meduseld • Pendlac's Farm • Upbourn|
Eastfold: Everholt • Folde Farm • Gris-shâtroful • Dorr-shâtroful