Gates of the Sun

Jump to navigation Jump to search
Points of Interest-icon.png
Gates of the Sun
Region: Eastern Gondor
Area: Osgiliath
Location: [63.0S, 11.7W]
Gates of the Sun.jpg


The Gates of the Sun by night.
View of the Causeway outside the Gates of the Sun, towards Minas Tirith.

The Gates of the Sun is a landmark within the city of Osgiliath in Eastern Gondor. [63.0S, 11.7W] Within the city of Osgiliath, just inside the gates, lies the Court of Anárion.

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 could ride along the raised causeway over the river's mud flats and swampy terrain, through the Causeway Forts. Eventually they passed 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.



  • [] [[Quest:|Quest:]]


lore goes here (optional)


Settlements, Areas and Landmarks of Eastern Gondor
Areas: Upper LebenninLossarnachSouth Ithilien
Settlements: ArnachBâr HúrinFaramir's LookoutGlaniathImloth MeluiOsgiliathTumladen
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: ArmouryBaths of OstoherCourt 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

Instances: Spring: Bee's Big Business