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Gate of Steel

The last defence of Gondolin

Map of the Gate of Steel

The Seven Gates of Gondolin

The last of the Seven Gates of Gondolin, built some centuries after the other six as an ultimate defence after the disaster of the Nirnaeth Arnoediad. Though all but impassable to an enemy, the Gate ultimately failed to prevent the Fall of Gondolin.


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