Gates of the Sun

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Gates of the Sun
Region: Eastern Gondor
Area: Osgiliath
Location: [63.0S, 11.7W]


The Gates of the Sun is a landmark within the city of Osgiliath in Eastern Gondor. [63.0S, 11.7W]

Set into the western walls of the city, the Gates of the Sun were a part of the defenses of the city of Osgiliath. Heading out these gates, travellers ride along the raised Causeway over the river's mud flats and swampy terrain, through the Causeway Forts. Eventually they will pass through the damaged walls of the Rammas Echor into the farmlands of the Pelennor Fields. Continuing down the road one arrives at Minas Tirith (formerly called Minas Anor) to the southwest, built into the mountainside of Mount Mindolluin at the eastern terminus of the White Mountains.

Within the city of Osgiliath, just inside the gates, lies the Court of Anárion.


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The following creatures are found within this area:

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Settlements, Areas and Landmarks of Eastern Gondor
Settlements: ArnachBâr HúrinFaramir's LookoutGlaniathImloth MeluiOsgiliathTumladen
Areas: Upper LebenninLossarnachSouth Ithilien
Landmarks: Upper Lebennin: Crossings of EruiGreat Hall of TumladenHalachMinlosSirthanc

Lossarnach: AegollantDindal's WatchErui DeltaForlong's HallGaldir's DellHarlondHall of Lady VanyalosHall of the Gentle HandLuntil's FerryNan HarlondOst Norhír
South Ithilien: Barad NemornBrangobelDuindirHarlancHúrin's HallIthiliantLân MefamMoon-land FallsMorgulduinMorgul GateOst SarramRolanthirThe Cross-roadsTunthamWestern Post
Osgiliath: ArmouryCourt of AnárionCourt of IsildurDome of StarsGates of the MoonGates of the SunGreat BridgeHall of the Osgiliath-stoneHigh ArchivesHouses of HealingMeneldil's SquareOsgiliath CulvertsPalace of EldacarRómendacil's SquareTheatre of Cemendur